Merrill Lynch Moves on to Merge Open-End Muni Funds
- Merrillï¿½Naked Ambition in Munis. O'Leary, Christopher // Investment Dealers' Digest;8/19/2002, Vol. 68 Issue 33, p13
Reports the negotiation between Merrill Lynch & Co. and the Orange County officials in California. Enhancement of the municipal bond transactions; Restoration of the business relationship with the county; Reorganization the business transaction.
- Merrill Lynch to bid on Pittsburgh deal. Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;11/18/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30275, p36
Reports on the decision of Merrill Lynch to bid on the general obligation bond offering of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Value of the bonds; Negotiation of the deal over the Internet using start-up MuniAuction web site designed by Grant Street Advisors.
- Munis end down, but Tampa issue, other new deals, are well-received. Louis, Brian; Rannazzisi, Julie; Gallo, Pete // Bond Buyer;01/08/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30306, p1
Assesses the performance of municipal bonds in the United States as of January 8, 1998. Offering by Merrill Lynch & Co. of health system revenue bonds for Catholic Health East; Trading of health care bonds from Tarrant County, Texas; `Bond Buyer' periodical's 30-day visible supply of new issues.
- Intermediate bonds get higher returns. Kuiper, Mark T. // Bond Buyer;07/30/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30446, p39
Reports that intermediate municipal bonds are more viable investment options according to study findings from Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.
- Tennessee Internet deal doesn't ignite a maturity-by-maturity competition. Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;11/06/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30516, p3
Reports on the outcome of Tennessee's Internet-bid general obligation deal on November 4, 1998. All-or-none bid from Merrill Lynch & Co.; Tennessee officials' expression of satisfaction with the pricing and with the system they used to sell the bonds; Impact of the low-level of investor...
- Muni bond slide raises stakes in NYC competition. Willis, Gerri // Crain's New York Business;6/17/96, Vol. 12 Issue 25, p3
Reports on the competition in the municipal bond business in New York City. Reshuffling of new underwriting teams; Staff cuts and loss of veterans in banks; Legal difficulties experienced by Merrill Lynch & Co.; New budget director Joseph Lhota of New York city.
- Munis Gain 2 to 3 Basis Points Amid Higher Treasuries, Shrinking Supply. Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;9/26/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31728, p2
Reports that municipal bonds firmed basis points, catching a bid due to rising Treasuries, dwindling supply and decent demand. Decline in the initial jobless claims; Statement from James Caron, fixed-income strategist at Merill Lynch & Co. Inc.; Comments from traders.
- Less Is More: Tax Returns Show Muni-Buying Base Smaller But Richer. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;3/6/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31338, p28
Reports the release of the tax return data by the Internal Revenue Service indicating the retail buyer base for municipal bonds in the U.S. Issuance of the report of tax returns by Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.; Total number of people filing tax returns; Declined of tax-exempt income.
- Merrill Lynch leads trading volume as rankings get more exposure. Sherman, Lynn // Bond Buyer;10/01/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30738, p7
Reports on the performance of Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. in trading municipal securities in the second quarter of 1999. Quarterly press release of First Call Corp.; Rankings of municipal dealers in the United States.