Moody's Investors Service said it has lowered the rating on the town of Colma, Calif.'s 2003 certificates of participation (town of Colma Capital Improvement Projects) to A2 from A1, affecting $12.5 million in outstanding debt.
Before the financial crisis of 2008-09, it would have been significant news if yields on municipal bonds had exceeded those on Treasury securities at any maturity, and that occurrence likely would have attracted a variety of investors seeking to take advantage of the relative-value opportunity.
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