Daryl Clements, Portfolio Manager of Alliance Bernstein, discusses strategies for sound performance in tobacco, healthcare, senior living, and stressed entity bonds. He focuses on the importance of spreads to relative value. In the wrap up, he focuses on the benefits of active versus passive management. Hosted by John Hallacy.
John Di Stasio, president of the Large Public Power Council, discusses some of the major issues impacting publicly run electrical utilities including renewable energy, protecting grids against security threats and challenges financing infrastructure improvements. Hosted by Andrew Coen.
Michel Faulkner, the Republican candidate for New York City comptroller, discusses how he would manage the city's debt, and work toward spending controls and Housing Authority overhaul. Hosted by Paul Burton.
New York mayoral candidate and former police detective Bo Dietl explains how he would make city government more effective if elected, with such initiatives as zero-based budgeting, CompStat metrics throughout all departments and reduced rates-of-return assumptions for the pension funds. Hosted by Paul Burton.
How do low yields, retail sentiment and liquidity affect investment climate? S&P Dow Jones Indices Managing Director J.R. Rieger discusses these as well as investment styles. global events and how muni performance weighs against other markets. Hosted by John Hallacy.
Sean McCarthy, CEO of Build America Mutual, talks about the state of the municipal bond insurance industry, what has changed since BAM was founded five years ago, and how much exposure it has to the areas affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.