Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said it has assigned its A-plus rating, with a stable outlook, to North Miami Beach's series 2012 utility system revenue refunding bonds, and raised its rating on the series 2002B bonds issued by the Florida Municipal Loan Council to A-plus from A.
A recent research paper suggests widespread violations of MSRB fair pricing rules are rampant in the municipal market. But scratching just below the surface reveals serious flaws in the methodology and assumptions underlying the authors' conclusions.
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