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In a low interest rate environment which makes it difficult for the bond insurers to sell their product, the penetration rate of municipal bond insurance dipped to 5.77% from a seven-year high of 6.36% at the close of 2015. more »
Cash-strapped Louisiana faces huge expenses as a result of the three days of torrential rains that flooded the southern part of the state, state budget chief Jay Dardenne told a legislative panel Thursday. more »
Lately coupons of 4% and in some cases even lower are becoming more palatable to retail buyers because they decrease individual investors' dollar price when they purchase a new issue, strategists said. more »
Wilmington Trust announced that it has promoted Patrick Tadie to division manager of Wilmington Trust's Capital Markets Structured Finance Group, which provides agency and trustee services to the asset backed, mortgage backed, project finance, transportation leasing, and insurance-backed related markets. more »
Dean Fuleihan, New York Citys Director of Management and Budget, sits down with The Bond Buyers Senior Marker Reporter Chip Barnett to talk about the citys fiscal 2017 budget. Fuleihan also discusses the citys aging infrastructure and what it takes to get the right balance between maintaining the old and building the new.