Alexandra & James, the Lebenthal’s family wealth advisory business, continues to recommend that its clients buy munis. There are some cities and states which the firm avoids, but Lebenthal continues to recommend double-A and triple-A bonds. Investors should not sell, she added, regardless of Whitney’s warnings.”I don’t dispute her knowledge of the investment banks, but she is not a municipal bond expert,” Lebenthal said. “I would put any muni analyst in a room with her — on TV, outside in the school yard — and see who comes out ahead.” [Reuters via BI]

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  1. Posted by Anonymous | January 19, 2011 at 4:50 PM

    Now, before we do this, let’s go over the ground rules.

    Rule number one: No touching of the hair or face.

    And that’s it! Now let’s do this!

  2. Posted by Anonymous | January 19, 2011 at 4:57 PM

    Julio is one badass muni analyst.

    – Paul Simon

  3. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 4:59 PM

    LOL, awesome.

  4. Posted by Bill Gross | January 19, 2011 at 5:02 PM

    Two words of advice Meredith, DUCK and COVER.

  5. Posted by Bill Gross | January 19, 2011 at 5:02 PM

    Two words of advice Meredith, DUCK and COVER.

  6. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 5:02 PM

    I’m thinking Ms. Lebenthal does not know who Ms. Whitney’s husband/trainer is.

  7. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 5:02 PM

    I’m thinking Ms. Lebenthal does not know who Ms. Whitney’s husband/trainer is.

  8. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 5:03 PM

    Let’s see, who’s married to the pro-wrestler? that’s what I thought, bitch.

    -MWhitty

  9. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 5:03 PM

    Let’s see, who’s married to the pro-wrestler? that’s what I thought, bitch.

    -MWhitty

  10. Posted by PasteSpecialFormats | January 19, 2011 at 5:10 PM

    Big coat!

  11. Posted by Anonymous | January 19, 2011 at 5:15 PM

    If I know Meredith as well as I think I do, she’ll invite us right in for tea and strumpets.

  12. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 5:15 PM

    Does she still write the ‘money paper?’

  13. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 5:22 PM

    I’ll put money on Lebenthal winning the Swimsuit competition.

  14. Posted by CarlSpackler | January 19, 2011 at 5:26 PM

    Sausage Queen of Toledo?

  15. Posted by Guestosaurus | January 19, 2011 at 5:27 PM

    we want to see who comes out on top, not who comes out ahead

  16. Posted by Guestosaurus | January 19, 2011 at 5:27 PM

    we want to see who comes out on top, not who comes out ahead

  17. Posted by trojan | January 19, 2011 at 5:34 PM

    Jets!…Sharks!

  18. Posted by Peter North | January 19, 2011 at 5:40 PM

    You know all about me!

  19. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 5:41 PM

    we need team whitney, team lebenthal t’s and we need them now.

  20. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 5:41 PM

    we need team whitney, team lebenthal t’s and we need them now.

  21. Posted by Rugger | January 19, 2011 at 5:47 PM

    Those knees could launch their own National Rugby League tournament team.

  22. Posted by PlumSmuggler | January 19, 2011 at 6:00 PM

    This is the best comment ever.

  23. Posted by Chuddy | January 19, 2011 at 6:11 PM

    Lamp

  24. Posted by NakedShort | January 19, 2011 at 6:20 PM

    This is the reason I only buy municipal bonds insured by the likes of MBIA and AMBAC.

    -Old geezer in La La Land

  25. Posted by NakedShort | January 19, 2011 at 6:20 PM

    This is the reason I only buy municipal bonds insured by the likes of MBIA and AMBAC.

    -Old geezer in La La Land

  26. Posted by NakedShort | January 19, 2011 at 6:20 PM

    This is the reason I only buy municipal bonds insured by the likes of MBIA and AMBAC.

    -Old geezer in La La Land

  27. Posted by Chuddy | January 19, 2011 at 6:21 PM

    i would do her eight ways to Sunday…………

    ~guy who likes using inane adages

  28. Posted by Chuddy | January 19, 2011 at 6:21 PM

    i would do her eight ways to Sunday…………

    ~guy who likes using inane adages

  29. Posted by Tony Wyoming | January 19, 2011 at 6:26 PM

    Slippery-pantied sex viper.

  30. Posted by Tony Wyoming | January 19, 2011 at 6:26 PM

    Slippery-pantied sex viper.

  31. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 6:34 PM

    for what? the chance of a girl on girl muni bond fight?

  32. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 6:35 PM

    bring it, bitch.

    -mdubs

  33. Posted by Guest | January 19, 2011 at 6:35 PM

    bring it, bitch.

    -mdubs

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  38. Posted by Anonymous | January 19, 2011 at 7:46 PM

    Regardless of the merits of her argument, I have two words for her:

    Pant. Suit.

  39. Posted by tits | January 19, 2011 at 7:53 PM

    She looks so naked in that picture

  40. Posted by Jcmc | January 20, 2011 at 12:26 AM

    Lebenthal may be right, but having met her, she’s dumb as a rock…and does not give to charities!

  41. Posted by Dzinka | January 20, 2011 at 11:10 PM

    Oy vay! a Muni cat fight!

  42. Posted by Dzinka | January 20, 2011 at 11:10 PM

    Oy vay! a Muni cat fight!