Dealers are objecting to new provisions added to the best execution standard the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for approval that would increase the information customers have to provide to be considered sophisticated municipal market professionals who are exempt from the standard.
Municipal Market Advisors' recent research on ratings seems to counter recently raised concerns that Standard & Poor's ratings for some local governments may be too high and out of step with current credit conditions. more »
Despite intense popularity for the short end of San Diego's Transportation deal, the Municipal Market Data triple-A 5% scale remains unscathed, with just strengthening in the long end. more »
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There are no competitive bond sales scheduled for August 22, 2014.
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Issuance of municipal MSA tobacco bonds by states was the subject of a highly critical article published by ProPublica. The article attempts to make a case that states erred in deciding to issue tobacco bonds. The article was widely circulated across social media. As we frequently observe, the national media focus on the muni market is appreciated, but the facts got muddied in the pursuit of a good story.
October 8-10, 2014Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA
October 26-28, 2014Crowne Plaza Times Square, New York, NY
November 16-18, 2014Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, VA