If you have ever wanted to quantify the benefit of CE, or if you have ever been asked how your performance compares to peers, then this short survey will help. Our education partner, Fixed Income Academy, is conducting a survey to answer these questions as part of their effort to continually improve course development.
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 »
In contrast to the calendar of the past week, which featured a variety attention-getting deals, the upcoming calendar features one deal in particular that will be the talk of the market Californias $2.7 billion of general obligation bonds. The deal marks the second time this year that the Golden State has issued bonds in that amount. 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.