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- Munis Unchanged; BATA Brings BABs. Scarchilli, Michael // Investment Dealers' Digest;6/25/2010, Vol. 76 Issue 24, p10
The article reports on the municipal market in which it was unchanged when the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) in San Francisco, California came to market with 1.5 billion dollars of taxable Build America Bonds (BABs). It states that the Bank of America Merill Lynch has priced 1.5 billion dollars...
- Munis Likely to Keep Outperforming Treasuries. Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;1/27/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32307, p1
The article reports on the performance of the United States ten-year municipal bonds in the beginning of 2006. According to financial analysts, the bonds outperformed their taxable counterparts because of low supply and seasonal investment demand. They also see relative value opportunities on...
- NAMA to SEC: Make All MAs Take Test. Glazier, Kyle // Bondbuyer.com;1/29/2015, p22
The article cites the advice from the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA) that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should require all individuals engaging in municipal advisory (MA) activities to take a revised qualifications test. Issues tackled are the level of...
- Fast Cash for Omaha. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;7/28/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31935, p27
Reports that the city of Omaha, Nebraska, and the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority have announced an agreement allowing the city to collect revenue from the bond-funded Qwest Center convention facility. Details of the agreement; Background on the bond-funded construction of...
- D.C. Mayor to Take On Development Agencies. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;1/12/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32546, p1
The article reports on District of Columbia Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's plan to appoint a task force to examine restructuring or abolishing two quasi-public redevelopment agencies that have the authority to issue bonds. It discusses the possibility that the task force announcement could eliminate...
- Broker-Dealers Blast G-44. Quigley, Joan // Bond Buyer;6/28/2011, Vol. 376 Issue 33540, p1
The article reports on the reaction of financial broker-dealers in the U.S. on the proposed G-44 Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board rule. It is inferred that the proposed rule would create a two-tiered system which would impose stricter requirements to municipal advisers at broker-dealers...
- These are your father's muni guys: Industry shows its age. Heaton, Kenneth // Bond Buyer;06/01/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30652, p1
Reports on the difficulties of hiring municipal bond market professionals in the United States. Business graduates interested in municipal bonds; Effects of talent drought on the industry.
- Dearth of supply requires some creative solutions from fund managers. Polyak, Ilana // Bond Buyer;10/28/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30261, p9
Focuses on the strategies of various municipal bond fund managers in Minnesota to boost performance. Includes buying of cushion bonds when they are cheaper; Selection of a high-yielding sectors such as housing, education and senior living.
- Ohio managers face scarce supply, but cite state's diversity. Karchmer, Jennifer // Bond Buyer;01/27/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30566, p7
Focuses on the efforts of fund managers in Ohio to combat the effects of the lack of supply of municipal bonds in the state. Combining of credit quality with other sectors; Success in diversifying its industrial base; Emphasis on agricultural and multifamily housing sectors.