Municipal Markets

Municipal Market- Best of April

May 13, 2015

The Municipal Market Best of April Newsletter features the top municipal market stories and charts from the month of April. Click here to see the full newsletter. 

Salt River Powers Up Capital Improvement Plan With New Bond Deal

May 13, 2015

— Kate Smith The Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District of Arizona plans to increase its capital improvement program, funded by some of today’s $832.9 million bond deal, according to bond documents. The power authority has increased its capital improvement program from a more modest 2012 plan, a

Municipal Market Expert Series – Natalie Cohen

May 11, 2015

Taylor Riggs, an editor at Bloomberg Brief Municipal Market talks with Natalie Cohen, head of municipal research at Wells Fargo Securities. This video is sponsored by: Previous Expert Series Videos:   BILL GURTIN MARK MULLER KEVIN FAULCONER TINA MORRIS

Municipal Market Weekly Digest-May 8th

May 8, 2015

This edition of the Municipal Market Weekly Digest contains top stories and data for the week ending May 8, 2015. Click here to view the full digest.   

Hedge Fund Home Sees Household Income Fall Ahead of Bond Sale

May 6, 2015

Household income in New Canaan, Connecticut, has been on the decline since 2010, a direct contrast to earnings trends in the rest of the U.S., according to data from the Census Bureau. New Canaan’s average household income fell 1.41 percent to $283,283 in 2013, marking the third year of declines.

Municipal Market Statbook: Q1 2015

May 4, 2015

The dominant theme of the first quarter was refinancing. Of the almost $100 billion in long-term, fixed-rate bonds sold by states and municipalities during the first quarter of 2015, refundings accounted for 70 percent. This remarkable proportion puts the market on track to beat the 1993 record, when 67 percent

Chicago Wins Obama Presidential Library

May 4, 2015

BY JOHN MCCORMICK President Barack Obama will build his library in Chicago, his adopted hometown and the city that shaped him as a young politician and propelled him onto the national stage, according to the Chicago Tribune. The library and museum will be located at the University of Chicago on the city’s

Brief Bites Weekly Video-4/30

May 1, 2015

Editor Taylor Riggs highlights the week’s top Bloomberg Brief stories in under two minutes.

Denver, San Francisco Lead Year-Over-Year Gains in Home Prices

April 29, 2015

Home prices in 20 U.S. cities climbed at a faster pace than forecast in the year ended February. The S&P/Case-Shiller Composite-20 City Home Price Index rose 5.03 percent, beating estimates of a 4.7 percent year-over-year increase. The advance in home prices was led by Denver, which increased 10 percent year

Municipal Market Weekly Digest- April 24th

April 24, 2015

This edition contains the top stories and data for the week ending April 24, 2015. Click here to view.