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S&P Perspectives on the State of the Municipal Market:

Where We've Been and Where We're Heading

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Bondbuyer Webinars, December 12, 2013

Duration: 1 Hour


Join us for a timely webinar that will recap the 2013 U.S. municipal market and look ahead to 2014.

Speakers will examine bond market performance during a year of big headlines and market movements, and comment further on Puerto Rico and Detroit. Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services analysts will discuss the key rating criteria factors and factors that could impact the ratings or rating outlooks for the states. Then we will delve into Detroit’s credit decline through a case study conducted by S&P Capital IQ, which examines quantitative and qualitative factors as well as market observations.

This discussion will cover:

  • State of the market overview in a year of volatility
  • Greg Carlin, Vice President of Securities Evaluations, S&P Capital IQ
  • Puerto Rico: Key rating factors, and factors that could change the rating or rating outlook
  • David Hitchcock, Senior Director of Public Finance - State & Local Government, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services
  • Detroit: Key rating factors, and the current status and impact of court cases
  • Jane Ridley, Senior Director of Public Finance - State & Local Government, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services
  • Case study of Detroit’s decline in health, with quantitative and qualitative factors as well as market observations
  • James Elder, Director of Investment Management, S&P Capital IQ

Greg Carlin
S&P Capital IQ
David Hitchcock,
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services
Jane Ridley
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services
James Elder
S&P Capital IQ

A Q&A session during the webinar will allow participants to interact with speakers by having their questions and comments addressed on the live webcast.




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A recent phenomenon is the emergence of bonds with shorter call protection as funding alternatives for municipalities. However, the shorter call protection also dampens the potential upside for investors, which in turn reduces the price they are willing to pay.

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