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July volume was down year over year as municipalities keep their foot on project financing, opting to rebuild reserves and liquidity instead.
Securities and Exchange Commission officials have modified their program for issuers and underwriters to voluntarily self-report continuing disclosure failures, saying they want to encourage as much participation in the program as possible.  more »
A bill introduced in the House last week would allow more issuers to be able to issue bank-qualified bonds.  more »
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Deals on Thursday priced with a larger importance placed on credit, as the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority deal had trouble placing while the California State University debt was eaten up quickly.  more »
Amount
Issuer
St
Description
Sale Date
Sale Time
$744,290
U of Calif State Trustees
CA
Revs
07/31/14
9am ET
$300,000
George Washington Univ
DC
GOs
07/28/14
9am ET
$285,000
Illinois Sports Facs Auth
IL
Revs
07/30/14
9am ET
$230,650
San Antonio Imp
TX
Revs
07/29/14
9am ET
$150,000
MO Health & Educ Facs
MO
Revs
07/29/14
9am ET
Index
Current
Previous
High
Low
Rev. Bond
4.93%
4.99%
5.40%
4.19%
20-Bond
4.33%
4.29%
5.03%
3.53%
11-Bond
4.06%
4.02%
4.75%
3.29%
 
Current
Previous
High*
Low*
BB40 Index
121-21
121-31
132-15
107-01
Average Price
105.67
105.97
105.98
84.90
Yield to Par Call
4.14
4.10
6.35
3.57
Yield to Maturity
4.53
4.52
5.34
3.94

(* for calendar year)

Amount
Issuer
St
Description
Sale Date
Sale Time
$22,813
Rahway
NJ
BANs
07/31/14
11am ET
$19,000
Montachusett RTA
MA
RANs
07/31/14
12pm ET
$14,200
Livingson County
MI
GOs
07/31/14
2:30pm ET
$9,394
Point Pleasant Beach
NJ
BANs
07/31/14
11am ET
$9,380
Springfield Township
NJ
TANs
07/31/14
11am ET

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As banks make more loans to lower-rated municipalities, they may have to follow Interagency Guidance on Leveraged Lending that was developed with private and corporate borrowers in mind.

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