Aaron Weitzman currently covers a myriad of municipal topics on the sell side for The Bond Buyer. He is primarily responsible for covering the sell-side of the muni market, and often contributes to the daily coverage of the primary and secondary markets. Aaron also focuses in on bond insurance and underwriting businesses. Previously, he wrote for the fantasy sports website Rotoballer and covered the flooring industry for Hearst Business Media. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English writing from the University of Pittsburgh.
In the week ended June, the weekly average yield to maturity of the Bond Buyer Municipal Bond Index rose to 3.98% from 3.96% the previous week. The BB40 Index is based on the price of 40 long-term bonds.