Traffic Levels Become a Concern For Future California Road Bonds

Finestone, Deborah
February 2002
Bond Buyer;2/8/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31321, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on concerns regarding the performance of California road bonds following decision of Fitch Ratings to downgrade San Joaquin Hills toll road bonds. Insurance of the bonds by MBIA Insurance Corp.; Comments of Peter Bianchini, vice president of Charles Schwab Investment Management on impact of the downgrade on investors.


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