MBIA Sees Public Finance Premiums Drop 66% in 1st Quarter

Meyers, Maxwell
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/28/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32370, p48
Trade Publication
The article reports on the factors affecting public finance premium production in the U.S. According to the management of MBIA Inc., poor pricing environment and the sharp falloff in tax exempt issuance caused steep declines in premium production for most of its businesses in the first quarter of 2006. The premiums declined 66% to $48 million from the same period last 2005.


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