Investors, Analysts Warm to a Texas Specialty: MUD Bonds

Williamson, Richard
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/25/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31891, p30
Trade Publication
Focuses on the rising interest in municipal utility district (MUD) bonds among investors and securities analysts which was demonstrated at the conference on MUD by Standard & Poor's in Dallas, Texas. Role played by MUD in suburban boom in Houston, Texas in the 1970s and 1980s; Greater number of MUD in Texas than any other states; Number of Texas MUD bonds being rated by Standard & Poor's, including those that are rated A-minus or better; Controversies surrounding MUD; Key to success in investing on speculative first issues.


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