President Trump is expected to focus on infrastructure in his address to Congress Tuesday amid concern that his $1 trillion 10-year plan may be sidetracked as lawmakers focus on contentious issues like repealing the affordable care act.
The weekly average yield to maturity of The Bond Buyer Municipal Bond Index, which is based on 40 long-term bond prices, fell two basis points to 4.26% in the latest week from 4.28% in the previous week.
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Julie Egan, the new chair of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, wants to increase NFMAs visibility in the municipal market in 2017 and push regulators for more improvements to muni disclosure. more »
Former Securities and Exchange Commission chair Mary Jo White, who oversaw multiple first-of-their-kind enforcement actions in the municipal market, rejoined Debevoise & Plimpton as the firm's senior chair on Wednesday. more »
Jim Nadler has been appointed Kroll Bond Rating Agencys chief executive officer, the firm announced late Thursday. Nadler has been president of the company he co-founded with Jules Kroll since 2010. more »
Ohio University sports financing expert and former player agent Bob Boland sifts through the messy issue of bond financing for NFL stadiums and franchise relocation with Bond Buyer northeast regional editor Paul Burton.