Louisiana Bond Commission Gives the Green Light to More Than $500M of Debt
- Power Utility Mergers in N.Y., N.J. May Affect Muni Market. Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;2/28/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32328, p4
The article discusses the influence of the mergers and acquisitions among New York and New Jersey power providers in the municipal bond market. The planned 7.3 billion acquisition of KeySpan Corp. by National Grid affected the market by roughly $804 million of KeySpan debt, also affecting the...
- Jobs Data Expectations Drive Up Municipal Bond Indexes. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;6/4/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31898, p52
Reports that most of "The Bond Buyer" newspaper's weekly municipal bond yield indexes rose at the end of May 2004 as expectations mounted that the release of the May employment report on June 2004 will be favorable and prompt the Federal Reserve to raise short-term rates later in June 2004. Key...
- Munis Rise on Aggressive Pricing And Earlier Gains by Treasuries. Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;7/9/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31922, p2
Reports that the municipal bond market finished higher on July 8, 2004, led by aggressive new-issue pricing, continuous reinvestment demand and earlier gains in securities. Key issues of interest; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on the bond market.
- Muni Outflows Ease Up in July, Slipping to $1.28 Billion. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;9/1/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31960, p6
Reports on municipal bond fund flows in the U.S. in July 2004. Net outflows; Inflow of stock funds.
- Municipals Rise on Coattails Of Continuing Treasuries Rally. Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;10/15/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31990, p2
Reports that the municipal bond market rose on October 14, 2004, as Treasuries continued to rally, stimulating tax-exempt buyers-particularly relative-value payers and tender-option bond programs-to step up their bids and come off the sidelines. Impact of rising oil prices and speculation that...
- Short on Duration, Long on Potential. SOLENDER, DAN // On Wall Street;Jul2009, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p58
The article presents information on short-term municipal funds and some of its attractive features. According to the author, it will benefit investors with their intermediate or long-term bond holdings. It mentions the impact of the global deleveraging process on institutional investors such as...
- January New-Issue Volume of $21.2B Up 5.3% Over 2008. // Bond Buyer;2/2/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33053, p30
The article reports on the bond sales in New York in January 2009. It states that the municipal market has opened strong since the Bond Buyer 40 Index of municipal bonds rose from 91.03176 on December 2008 to 103.8909 on January 15, 2009. Meanwhile, the average deal size in the city in January...
- Municipal Buyers Enjoying Favorable Ratio vs. Treasuries. // Bond Buyer;6/29/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32164, p7
Discusses the advantages of long-dated municipal bonds over Treasuries in the U.S. Factors that determines whether municipal bonds are cheap or not; Difference between the spot value of municipal bonds and Treasuries; Tax computation for municipal bonds and Treasuries.
- NORTHEAST INVISIBLE SUPPLY. // Bond Buyer;3/15/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31841, p34
Presents a chart on the bond supply in the Northeast region in the U.S., compiled as of March 15, 2004.