Zions Direct : Zions Direct Municipal Bond Market Snapshot for Week Ending June 14, 2013

  Zions Direct : Zions Direct Municipal Bond Market Snapshot for Week Ending
                                June 14, 2013


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Zions Direct Municipal Bond Market Snapshot for Week Ending June 14, 2013

Auction results and MSRB trade data for the week of June 10, 2013 to June 14,

SALT LAKE CITY - Zions Direct, the online broker-dealer that allows its
customers to purchase corporate bonds in its daily web-based auctions,
announces its weekly auction results. Since 2006, Zions Direct has auctioned
over $2 billion in more than 9,000 fixed-income auctions.

Municipal Bond Auction Comparison Data(auction data from

Issuer                              Term     Rating     Auction Yield
Sweetwater Uni Sch Dist, CA GO      1 Month  Insured A  0.86%
So San Joaquin Irr Dist, CA Cop     1 Month  AA         0.95%
Cabot Sch Dist #4, AR GO            1 Month  Insured AA 1.00%
Pleasanton Unif Sch Dist, CA GO     2 Month  Insured A  0.80%
Statewide Cmnty Dev Auth, CA Rev    2 Month  Insured AA 1.23%
Grant Jt Union Sch Dist, CA GO      2 Month  Insured A  1.24%
Miramar, FL Rev                     3 Month  Insured A  0.85%
FSU Fin Asst Inc, FL Rev            3 Month  Insured A  0.86%
State Pub Sch Bldg Auth, PA Rev     3 Month  A          1.39%
Univ of Arkansas, AR Rev            4 Month  Insured AA 0.94%
Wichita, KS Rev                     4 Month  AA         1.12%
Riverside Cnty, CA Cop              5 Month  Insured A  0.90%
Akron, OH GO                        5 Month  Insured AA 0.95%
Lakewood, OH GO                     6 Month  AA         0.83%
Bedford, TX GO                      7 Month  Insured AA 0.90%
Houston, TX GO                      8 Month  Insured AA 0.77%
Irving Indep Sch Dist, TX GO        8 Month  AA         0.90%
Charleston, SC Go                   9 Month  Insured AA 0.90%
Columbus, GA Rev                    10 Month Insured A  1.00%
Univ of North Texas Sys, TX Rev     10 Month Insured AA 1.00%
Newton Cnty, GA Rev                 1 Year   Insured A  1.25%
Willoughby-Eastlake Sch Dist, OH GO 14 Month AA         1.00%
Utah Cnty, UT Rev                   16 Month Insured AA 1.00%
Jt Muni Elec Util Comm, MO Rev      19 Month A          1.57%
Northern Arizona Univ, AZ Cop       2 Year   Insured A  1.70%
Chandler Unif Sch Dist #80, AZ GO   3 Year   AA         1.50%
River Falls Sch Dist, WI GO         3 Year   AA         1.50%
State of Ohio, GO                   3 Year   AA         1.60%
New Jersey Econ Dev Auth, NJ Rev    3 Year   Insured A  1.85%
Eagle Mountain City, UT Rev         3.5 Year Insured A  1.75%

Zions Direct, in conjunction with BondDesk Group LLC, regularly publishes a
Market Snapshot for investors to help understand the current bond market,
summarizing current weighted-average yields of investment-grade municipal and
corporate bonds.

Municipal Bonds' Average Yields Trade Data* (source: MSRB)

               2013  2014  2015  2016  2018  2020  2023
Rating         <9mo  1 yr  2 yr  3 yr  5 yr  7 yr  10 yr
AAA            0.33% 0.28% 0.47% 0.73% 1.14% 1.75% 2.15%
AA             0.32% 0.34% 0.52% 0.85% 1.35% 2.03% 2.53%
A              0.34% 0.42% 0.73% 1.02% 1.67% 2.27% 2.66%
BBB            0.73% 0.49% 1.59% 2.24% 2.48% 3.38% 3.85%
Insured AAA-AA 0.56% 0.38% 0.57% 0.92% 1.29% 1.58% 2.39%

*Terms are defined as follows: < 9 months = anything up to .75 years to
maturity; 1 year = anything greater than 0.75 years up to 1.5 years to
maturity; 2 years = anything greater than 1.5 years up to 2.5 years to
maturity; 3 years = anything greater than 2.5 years up to 4 years to maturity;
5 years = anything greater than 4 years up to 6 years to maturity; 7 years =
anything greater than 6 years up to 8.5 years to maturity; 10 years = anything
greater than 8.5 years up to 11.5 years to maturity.


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Market Snapshot Information Disclaimer
MSRB bond trade data displayed as weighted average yield. Municipal bond
information from MSRB as of June 14, 2013. The Trade Data was developed by
BondDesk Group based on information from MSRB's Real-Time Transaction
Reporting System, and excludes transactions in taxable bonds. Auction
information from auctions.zionsdirect.com as of June 14, 2013. The aggregate
rating for each bond is based on average ratings from Moody's and S&P (when

Although information in this Market Snapshot is believed to be reliable, Zions
Direct and BondDesk make no express or implied warranties of any kind
regarding this information, including as to its accuracy or completeness.
Auction data excludes bonds in undersubscribed auctions. Any specific weekly
results may be heavily influenced by large, atypical volatility, trade volume,
or other unusual investing events.

Municipal bonds are exempt from federal tax and may or may not be tax-exempt
in individual states. The inclusion of municipal bonds selected by tax-exempt
status is generated from pertinent federal tax attributes as populated from
Muller, IDC, and/or BD ATS data sources.

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