Standard & Poor's Raises D.C.'s GO Debt a Notch to BBB-Plus
- Virginia's Fiscal Problems Could Become Bond Opportunities. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;8/30/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31314, p38
Focuses on the effect of fiscal problems on the bond ratings and issuance in Virginia. Increase in the issuance of bonds at the state level; Implication of the revenues deterioration for state capital projects; Impact of the economic growth on the budgetary situation.
- A Surplus and Pension Bonds Are on the Menu. Stark, Jonna // Bond Buyer;4/15/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32857, Special section p12
The article focuses on the consideration of the budget surplus and pension bonds for Connecticut. The state is planning to close the pension obligation bond (POB) deal by the end of fiscal 2008 to enhance the underfunded Teachers' Retirement Fund (TRF). The law concerning the issuance of up to...
- Take Profit On Turkish Debt. // Emerging Markets Monitor;6/23/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p13
Reports that Turkey's U.S. Global 30 bond has returned to its pre-Iraq war high in June 2003. Performance of the Turkish fixed income in the growth and emerging market; Efforts of the government on fiscal reform; Target budget surplus of the government.
- MINNESOTA: Pawlenty Vetoes Bond Bill. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;5/9/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32625, p9
The article reports that Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has vetoed on the $334 million capital bonding bill approved by lawmakers. The Governor has called on the Legislature to pass one that is more reasonable and responsible and in line with his $71 million proposal submitted earlier in 2007....
- Washington Gov.'s Budget Features $1 .4B in New Bonding. Cohen, Jackie // Bond Buyer;12/22/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32284, p5
The article presents details of the supplemental budget proposal by Washington Governor Christine Gregoire for the period July 1, 2005 to July 30, 2007. The proposal includes a bond issuance which is already approved by the Legislature. Changes in the budget were triggered by improvements in the...
- EM Debt: Are Perceptions Changing? // Emerging Markets Monitor;11/1/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 28, p1
Presents an outlook on emerging market (EM) issues as of November 1, 2004. Reason for the weakness of EM bonds trading in Venezuela; Outlook on Chinese and U.S. economies in 2004; Fiscal and current account surpluses and gross domestic product set to be recorded by Russia in 2004.
- NORTHEAST Bond-Watch. Newman, Emily; D'Ambrosio, Jill; Daulerio, A.J.; McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;6/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31899, p45
Looks at developments in the bond market in the Northeastern States as of June 7, 2004. Moody's Investors Service's upgrading of the general obligation limited-tax bonds of Prince George's County; Maryland Comptroller William D. Schaeffer's announcement of the distribution of entertainment tax...
- Russia: 30-Year RUB Bond -- The Implications. // Emerging Markets Monitor;2/20/2006, Vol. 11 Issue 43, p19
Discusses the implications of the 30-Year Treasuries bond for the local debt markets in Russia. Use of bonds in corporate pricing; Plan of the government to impose a budget surplus to provide for currency debt; Possibility for RUB 2036 to become a bond for the foreign markets.
- Stamford to close fiscal year on plus side. Rozycki, Bob // Fairfield County Business Journal;5/9/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 19, p3
The article reports that city of Stamford in Connecticut is expected to end its fiscal year with a $1.5 million surplus. According to Mayor Dannel P. Malloy, the surplus includes $1.75 million in extra revenue that is offset by $184,725 in additional departmental expenditures. Ben Barnes,...