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Kyle Glazier

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Brown Faces Pushback On California Budget
May 19, 2016 Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are digging in for a struggle over California Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget proposal,...

High Rated Northern California Issuer Comes to Market
May 18, 2016 The Santa Clara County, Calif. Financing Authority, which has sharply reduced its liabilities and placed itself in strong...

Bank of Oklahoma Confident in Brogdon-Related Lawsuit
May 16, 2016 The trustee firm in many recent troubled bond deals assembled by accused fraudster Christopher Brogdon is taking a harder line...

Drought Proposal Could Benefit California Water Utilities
May 13, 2016 Proposed changes to California's drought regulations would likely result in higher sales and better financial performance for...

Super Bowl Filled SF Coffers
May 12, 2016 Hosting Super Bowl 50 injected $11.6 million into the San Francisco economy, according to the city controller.

Oregon Housing and Community Services Department Gets Interim Director
May 12, 2016 Claire Seguin will serve as interim director of the Oregon Housing and Community Services Department, a major bond issuer in...

How Accelerating Technological Change Could Profoundly Affect Muni Issuers
May 9, 2016 Citigroup's George Friedlander is sounding the alarm for the municipal market, warning that significant changes in technology...

Port of Oakland Sees Export Improvement
May 9, 2016 The Port of Oakland said today that containerized export volume increased 7% last month from a year ago, the fourth...

SF College Strike A Credit Concern
May 5, 2016 A one-day strike by the faculty of the San Francisco Community College District is a bad sign because it shows a strong...

Sewer Bond Surge from California, with Green Spin
May 5, 2016 California is spending big on water and sewer infrastructure, with multiple large deals from state and local issuers,...

Arizona Lawmakers Approve $9.6 Billion Budget
May 4, 2016 The Arizona legislature worked into early Wednesday morning to finish a controversial $9.6 billion budget package.

Oregon to Sell More Than $300 Million of GOs
May 3, 2016 Oregon will sell more than $300 million of highly rated general obligation bonds in several tax-exempt and taxable series next...

Why Consolidations in Municipal Evaluations Landscape Signal 'Tectonic Shift' for Industry
May 2, 2016 A string of recent acquisitions in the municipal pricing and indexes space could bring “colossal change” to the market,...

Oil States Struggle While Most Others Fare Better
April 27, 2016 State budget conditions vary widely as of late fiscal 2016, with the overall picture getting better while states with less...

CalSTRS Aims to Reduce Volatility
April 25, 2016 The recent decision by the California State Teachers’ Retirement System to change its investment policy and reduce expected...

Election Seen As Opening For Federal Tax Reform
April 21, 2016 November’s election could create momentum for federal tax reform, said panelists at The Bond Buyer’s National Municipal Bond...

Higher Pension Contributions Challenge California Schools
April 21, 2016 Legislation to put California’s teacher pension fund on a more sustainable track could prove to be bitter medicine for some...

Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority Downgraded
April 15, 2016 Some $227 million of U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Water and Power Authority (WAPA) revenue bonds received downgrades from Fitch...

Dignity Health Gets Negative Outlook
April 15, 2016 San Francisco-based Dignity Health had its outlook revised to negative from stable by Standard & Poor's, which cited a...

Controversial Calif. Water Project Takes Step Forward
April 12, 2016 The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has announced it signed a $175 million deal to purchase islands in the...


Daniel Berger, Senior Market Strategist at Municipal Market Data, talks about the recent rally in municipal bonds which has brought long-term yields down to record lows. He talks about continuing demand from retail investors in light of the upcoming Summer redemption season and he discusses the allure that the American tax-exempt market has for overseas buyers. He outlines the recent spread compression in quality credits and also looks at some of the market's outliers -- Puerto Rico and Chicago.

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