The Time Is Now: Rate Cuts Could Add Fuel to Muni Gains

As normalization plays out during 2024, inflation should trend toward the Fed’s target while economic growth moderates. This opens the door for the Fed to cut rates in 2024, which will quickly diminish the attractiveness of short-term investment options. But where to turn? Simply put, muni bonds look primed to log strong results. Register now to join Matt Norton, AB’s CIO for Municipal Bonds, and Municipal Portfolio Manager Daryl Clements as they discuss how to best position muni portfolios in today’s environment.

March 5, 2024
10am PT | 1pm ET
1 CE Credit
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  • Strategies for moving clients out of cash; historically, when the Fed has paused its hiking cycles, muni bonds have outperformed cash and cash alternatives
  • Why history looks like it will repeat itself as the Fed turns from a tightening to an easing cycle
  • Why waiting until the Fed actually cuts rates can lead to sub-optimal client outcomes
  • Key areas to help position portfolios to maximize opportunity, including duration, maturity structure and credit

Accepted for one hour of CFP/IWI/The American College Board CE credit for live and on-demand attendees

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Matthew Norton

Chief Investment Officer

Daryl Clements

Municipal Portfolio Manager

Jason Mertz

Investment Strategist

Todd Rosenbluth

Head of Research

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