BABs Shrank in July, But Volume Still Rose

McGee, Patrick
August 2010
Bond Buyer;8/2/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33359, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 5% increase of the issuance and 232-billion-dollar of Build America Bonds (BAB) as of July 2010 in the U.S. It notes that the volume of BAB remains weak despite the increase of issuance compared to July 2009. It explores the possible factors that contribute to the weakness of BAB issuance and volume such as the taxable asset that provides 35% cost subsidy interest for issuer. It also mentions the analysis of various experts on BAB.


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