mu·​ni ˈmyü-nē How to pronounce muni (audio)

Examples of muni in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One way in which the bond market measures municipal bond relative value is by the AAA muni-to-Treasury yield ratio. Chris Gunster, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 Municipal bonds Another option for investors looking to enhance the typical holdings of the 60-40 portfolio is municipal bonds (munis). Will Daniel, Fortune, 15 Nov. 2023 Sound View’s Eddie Ambrose noted that munis offer tax advantages, solid returns, and relative safety. Will Daniel, Fortune, 15 Nov. 2023 If First Republic sells its munis, a larger-than-usual amount of debt could get dumped into the $4 trillion market, dragging down prices. Heather Gillers, WSJ, 15 Mar. 2023 The failed banks alone did not hold enough munis to cause much disruption in the market, Mr. Foux said. Heather Gillers, WSJ, 14 Mar. 2023 State and local government bonds are a favorite of banks, which are the third biggest holder of munis after households and mutual funds. Heather Gillers, WSJ, 14 Mar. 2023 On that $15 muni? Los Angeles Times, 7 Apr. 2021 The hardscrabble, 95-year-old muni. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Aug. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1973, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of muni was in 1973

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“Muni.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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