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Amount
Issuer
St
Description
Sale Date
Sale Time
$750,000
South Carolina PSA
SC
Revs
06/29/16
9am ET
$564,000
San Antonio
TX
Revs
06/28/16
9am ET
$535,125
Washington
WA
GOs
06/28/16
10:30am ET
$441,000
Massachusetts
MA
GOs
06/29/16
9am ET
$392,265
Washington
WA
GOs
06/28/16
11:30am ET
Index
Current
Previous
High
Low
Rev. Bond
3.52%
3.38%
5.40%
3.38%
20-Bond
3.18%
3.18%
5.03%
3.18%
11-Bond
2.70%
2.70%
4.75%
2.70%
 
Current
Previous
High*
Low*
BB40 Index
135-08
135-10
135-10
107-01
Average Price
114.08
114.12
114.30
84.90
Yield to Par Call
2.60
2.60
6.35
2.60
Yield to Maturity
3.75
3.74
5.34
3.73

(* for calendar year)

Amount
Issuer
St
Description
Sale Date
Sale Time
$35,705
Saddleback Valley USD
CA
GOs
06/29/16
11am ET
$33,000
Tooele Co. SD
UT
GOs
06/29/16
11:30am ET
$28,520
Clarence CSD
NY
BANs
06/29/16
11:30am ET
$28,436
Jersey City
NY
GOs
06/29/16
11am ET
$22,705
Hallandale Beach
FL
Revenue bonds
06/29/16
11am ET


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