The trading floor

Heaton, Kenneth
April 1999
Bond Buyer;04/27/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30628, p24
Trade Publication
Presents municipal bond-related news items in the United States as of April 27, 1999. Includes Financial Security Assurance Holdings Ltd.'s and John Nuveen Co.'s first quarter of 1999 earnings; American International Specialty Lines Insurance Co.'s foray into financial guaranty insurance.


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