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Amount
Issuer
St
Description
Sale Date
Sale Time
$1,162,500
Chicago
IL
GOs
01/18/17
9am ET
$800,000
Texas Transportation
TX
GOs
01/19/17
9am ET
$500,000
Los Angeles DWP
CA
Revenue bonds
01/19/17
9am ET
$476,645
Denver SD 1
CO
GOs
01/18/17
9am ET
$352,000
Univ. of Massachusetts
MA
Revenue bonds
01/19/17
9am ET
Index
Current
Previous
High
Low
Rev. Bond
3.83%
3.90%
5.40%
2.98%
20-Bond
3.72%
3.78%
5.03%
2.80%
11-Bond
3.25%
3.31%
4.75%
2.39%
 
Current
Previous
High*
Low*
BB40 Index
124-26
125-08
136-01
107-01
Average Price
103.01
103.38
114.72
84.90
Yield to Par Call
3.92
3.87
6.35
2.52
Yield to Maturity
4.18
4.16
5.34
3.71

(* for calendar year)

Amount
Issuer
St
Description
Sale Date
Sale Time
$392,850
U. of Houston
TX
Revenue bonds
01/19/17
11:30am ET
$14,485
Phoenixville ASD
PA
GOs
01/19/17
11:15am ET
$13,406
Seaside Heights
NJ
BANs
01/19/17
11am ET
$13,250
Dowdell PUD
TX
GOs
01/19/17
11am ET
$11,635
U. of Houston
TX
Revenue bonds
01/19/17
10:30am ET


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