Ohio Collects $1M Toward Budget Gap by Terminating Part of Swap
- Can Philippine CDS Trade Inside Indonesia? // Emerging Markets Monitor;1/30/2006, Vol. 11 Issue 40, p1
The article argues on the possibility that Philippine credit default swaps (CDS) can trade inside Indonesia. In September 2005, the Philippine CDS is predicted to outperform their Indonesian counterparts. Improvement in fiscal deficit may increase Philippine swaps. It presents a comparison of...
- Debt is Not the Solution for New York's Problems. // Business Journal (Central New York);4/9/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 15, p24
In this article, the author discusses the effort of the New York state government on solving its problem on budget gap that will exceed nine billion U.S. dollars.
- Pennsylvania Sets Hearing on Bill To Ban Localities' Use of Swaps. Kaske, Michelle // Bond Buyer;4/29/2010, Vol. 372 Issue 33308, p6
The article focuses on the public hearing conducted by Pennsylvania officials regarding the prohibition by local governments of all school districts, cities, towns and counties from using swaps and derivatives.
- UAE: Dubai Debt - Worst Over, But Uphill Struggle Ahead. // Emerging Markets Monitor;8/30/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p18
The article reports on the economic conditions in Dubai, United Arab Emirates as of August 30, 2010. It notes the lack of clarity in Dubai's non-government debt due to continued rise in price of credit default swap (CDS) insurance. The budget deficit stands about 0.2 percent of gross domestic...
- N.J. Tobacco, N.Y.C. TFA Refunding Top the Muni Charts. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;8/12/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31447, p31
Reports the marketing of tobacco bonds by state government in New Jersey and New York City. Generation of funds for the budget gap; Attraction of interest from national fund buyers; Answer to the demand of the investor.
- States' Fiscal Picture Brightens, But Hang onto Your Umbrellas. // Educational Marketer;12/8/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 35, p2
Reports on the financial status of states in the U.S. Increase of state tax revenue; Variation of the range of improvement among states; Occurrence of budget deficits.
- State Revenue Choices and Gubernatorial Initiatives. Willoughby, Katherine G. // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Summer2003, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p14
Assesses the options of U.S. state governors in managing the budget deficit problems faced by their states. Plans of the governors for the 2004 budget year; Tendency of governors to blame others for the fiscal crisis affecting their states; Federal influences; State influences and other...
- Budgeting In Tough Times: The Three Decisions and Nine Strategies. Osborne, David; Hutchinson, Peter // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Summer2003, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p18
Proposes a program that state governors can consider in dealing with budget deficit problems. Decisions that matter most in dealing with budget deficits; Strategies for reduction of spending without hurting government and social services; Elimination of programs that are not central to the...
- State Budgets in Crisis. Boothby, Ben // Dollars & Sense;May/Jun2003, Issue 247, p38
Investigates the impact of the U.S. budget deficits on the tax responsibilities of the poor. Total deficits in state governments for fiscal year 2004; Options that state governments can consider in solving the deficits; Obligation of state governments as compared with the federal government.