What Bad Pension Returns Mean For The Nation's Localities
Lackluster investment returns reported by some of the nation's largest public pension funds signal intensifying fiscal pressure on U.S. state and local governments, Moody's Investment Service said Tuesday.  more »
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Municipal investors should be prepared for the eventual departure of non-traditional and international buyers from the sector, Regions Investment Management said in a new report.  more »
Assured Guaranty topped the rankings of municipal bond insurers for the second quarter while Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP was the leading bond counsel.  more »
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Lance Badorf has joined HJ Sims as Vice President of Fixed Income Trading, the company announced on Monday. He is a 15 year industry veteran who specializes in trading taxable and bank qualified municipal bonds.  more »
Munis were stronger, as the Federal Open Market Committee announced that interest rates will be held where they are. According to traders, yields on some maturities dropped by as many as three basis points.  more »

Maria Doulis of the watchdog Citizens Budget Commission and Howard Cure of Evercore Wealth Management dissect New York City's $82 billion budget with Bond Buyer Northeast regional editor Paul Burton. They explore efficiencies, debt management, reserves, the economy, the capital budget and Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to overhaul Health + Hospitals.

In the past 3½ years, the Securities and Exchange Commission has asserted its enforcement role considerably, in what can fairly be described as a form of direct regulation of issuers.

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