Southwest Slippage

Williamson, Richard; Watts, Jim
August 2010
Bond Buyer;8/10/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33364, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the volume of bond issues in the Southwest Region of the U.S. Despite support from the Build America Bond program and the return of the Permanent School Fund bond guarantee in Texas, the volume of issuance in the Southwest fell 4.9% in the first half of 2010. Moreover, the number of issues rose nearly 22% to 1,362, while the dollar value of issues declined by 1.4 billion dollars to 27.2 billion dollars.


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