Municipals Finish Little Changed; N.Y. Dorm Issues $1 Billion Deal
- 2d quarter credit quality holds strong even in the face of rising rates. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;07/15/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30683, p7
Cites the factors that boost credit quality for United States municipal bonds in the second quarter of 1999. Tax-backed bonds; Rising interest rates; Strong and diversified economies; Job creation; Consumer spending; Conservative fiscal budgeting. INSET: Bonds in demand.
- Research digest. Kruger, Daniel // Bond Buyer;08/07/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30204, p6
Presents assessments from credit rating agencies of the municipal bond market in the United States, compiled as of August 7, 1997. Includes Moody's Investor Service's rating for North Slope Borough; Municipal credit quality assessment by John Nuveen & Co.; Effect of tax law changes on the...
- Fitch: School's Woes Could Threaten Cleveland-Area Agency's Bond Ability. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;1/28/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32803, p7
The article reports on the statement of Fitch Ratings Ltd. analysts regarding the impact of the near-collapse of the Myers University in Cleveland, Ohio on the Cleveland-Cuyahoga Country Port Authority's bond-issuing ability in the future. The private university, which is debt-ridden, is in...
- Lockyer Says Rating Agencies Still Not Treating Munis Fairly. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;10/26/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34399, p1
Rating agencies are continuing to treat municipal issuers unfairly even though federal law required that practice to stop, former California Treasurer Bill Lockyer said.
- Market Prepares for $5.5B California Revenue Anticipation Notes. ALBANO, CHRISTINE // Bond Buyer;8/12/2013, Vol. 385 Issue 33960, p5
The article discusses the outlook for the U.S. municipal bond market for the week of August 12, 2013. It mentions how the market is waiting for a 5.5-billion-dollar California revenue anticipation note deal and more long-term paper. The long-term deals are expected to appeal to retail investors...
- Rating Changes. Kreps, Matthew // Bond Buyer;10/06/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 30991, p32
Reports on developments concerning the credit ratings of different municipal bond issues in the United States as of October 6, 2000. Issuers of the bond offerings; Net value of the bond offerings; Comments on the bond issues.
- Upgrade activity begins to slow, but raters say issuers remain healthy. Cintron, Ivan; Polyak, Ilana // Bond Buyer;07/07/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30429, p1
Reports that upgrades of municipal debts in the United States again surpassed downgrades at the three major rating agencies during the second quarter of 1998. Assessment made by Standard & Poor's, Moody's Investors Service, Fitch IBCA Inc.; Relation between tax collection and upgrading;...
- S&P Default Study Reveals Stable Munis, No Surprises. Smith, Aaron T. // Bond Buyer;06/14/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31160, p1
Reports that the credit quality of unenhanced municipal bonds shows significant stability in the face of outside forces in the United States. Federal mandates and tax reforms; Stability of the public finance market.
- Rating changes. Yong Lim // Bond Buyer;05/07/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30636, p34
Lists credit rating changes among municipal bond issuers in the United States as of May 7, 1999. Includes the general obligation bonds of the Atlantic City Municipal Authority, New Jersey; Amount covered by and rationale behind the change; Name of credit rating agency.