The Trump administration's seeming enthusiasm for investment in public infrastructure has breathed new life into discussions of the topic, Bracewell practitioners Charles Almond and George Felcyn write in a commentary.
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Top-shelf municipal bonds ended Tuesday lower, as yields on some maturities were down as many as four basis points, according to traders. The first of the weeks issuance started to trickle in as well. more »
Tender rates for the Treasury Department's latest 91-day and 182-day discount bills were mixed, as the three-months incurred a 0.530% high rate, up from 0.510% the prior week, and the six-months incurred a 0.580% high rate, off from 0.590% the week before. more »
Top-shelf municipal bonds were mostly stronger on Tuesday after midday, as yields on some maturities fell as many as four basis points, according to traders. The first of the week's issuance started to trickle in. more »
Municipal bond traders on Tuesday will be looking at a short-holiday week of sales jammed into a three-day window. Almost $9 billion of new issues are slated for sale in this new week, which is starting after the market was closed on Monday for the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. more »
Top shelf municipal bonds ended weaker on Friday, according to traders, ahead of a hefty new issue calendar for a holiday-shortened week. Ipreo estimates volume for the week at $8.9 billion, up from a revised $8.2 billion of supply in the prior week, according to updated figures from Thomson Reuters. more »
Top shelf municipal bonds were weaker at mid-session, according to traders, ahead of a hefty new issue calendar for a holiday-shortened week. Markets will be closed on Monday for the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. more »
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces no serious short-term obstacles, though it must deal with important long-term challenges of low productivity and growing inequality. more »
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