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- Panel Traces Growing Role of Benchmark Services in Bond Trades. Molis, Jim // Bond Buyer;10/09/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30496, p3
Discusses the importance of firms offering benchmark services like Standard & Poor's and Municipal Market Data on the municipal bond market in the United States. Influence on bond trades; Benchmarking services provided by such firms; Factors to consider in making a deal with benchmarking firms.
- Final Tax Plan Has Money for States, not Localities. Duff, Susanna // Bond Buyer;5/27/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31643, p4
This article reports that the final $350 billion tax-cut package sent to the White House on May 23, 2003 for President Bush's signature represents virtually no threat to the municipal bond market and provides $20 billion to fiscally strapped states, but nothing for localities. The final product...
- S&P: Possible Bid to Stop Taxing Dividends Would Impact Munis. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;12/16/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31533, p5
Reports on the possibility of a competition in tax-exempt municipal bond market for investor dollars following the enactment of legislation to eliminate taxation of dividends in the U.S. Benefits to corporations from the legislation; Impact of the legislation on state budgets; Expected...
- More Bad News From Heartland. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;01/11/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31055, p1
Reports on the decrease in dividends paid by the Heartland High-Yield Municipal Bond Fund for the year 2000. Rate of the decrease according to observers; Calculation of the extent of the decrease.
- In Reversal From Sell-Off, Munis Finish Unchanged. Scarchilli, Michael; Campbell, Dakin // Bond Buyer;6/14/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32650, p2
The article reports on the impact of the Treasury's strong gains due to the market's reversal from a recent sell-off. It is stated that Treasuries have improved, while the municipal market was running unchanged to slightly firmer. Moreover, some of the gains in the Treasury include, the yield on...
- Munis Unchanged to Firmer Following Treasuries. Scarchilli, Michael; Campbell, Daken // Bond Buyer;9/28/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32723, p2
The article forecasts the economic status of the U.S. municipal market for September 27, 2007. According to the authors, the municipal market was unchanged to slightly firmer, following the Treasury market, which showed mild gains. The Treasury market has showed some gains during the day,...
- Muni Prices Steady Ahead of New Deals. Barnett, Chip; Weitzman, Aaron // Bond Buyer;9/22/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34381, p1
Prices of top-rated municipal bonds were steady at mid-session, traders said, as market attention turned to New York City, where retail orders were being taken for a second day on the Transitional Finance Authority's $750 million offering. Secondary Market The yield on the 10-year benchmark muni...
- Market Close: Triple-B's Attractiveness a Toss Up. Flynn, Hillary // Bond Buyer;10/27/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34200, p1
Analysts are divided over whether the municipal market sell-off this week has made triple-B paper more attractive to buy.
- Chicago Pays Up to Get Deal Done. Shields, Yvette; Barnett, Chip; Weitzman, Aaron // Bond Buyer;5/28/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34316, p37
The article reports that Chicago, Illinois offered its first general obligation bonds in more than a year on May 27, 2015. Topics covered include how the spread to Municipal Market Data's top benchmark on comparable maturities reached 293 basis points on the city's 10-year maturities and 264...