Municipal Markets

Bloomberg Brief Municipal Market Weekly Video 04/24/15

April 23, 2015

Taylor Riggs, an editor at Bloomberg Brief, talks with Joe Mysak about this week’s municipal market news.

Affluent Beach Town Leads in Household Income Ahead of Debt Sale

April 22, 2015

More than a third of the households in Malibu, California, an affluent coastal town in Los Angeles County, earn more than $200,000 annually, more than three times the rate of the rest of the state, according to the Census Bureau’s 2013 data, the latest available. Of Malibu’s 5,090 households, about

Inverted Puerto Rico Yield Curve Shows Restructuring Risk Inside Five Years

April 15, 2015

Puerto Rico bonds maturing in three and four years yielded 10.7 percent on Monday, the most of any bonds on the yield curve, showing investors are pricing in higher short-term risk. Bonds maturing inside 10 years yielded at least 10.11 percent while bonds maturing between 10 and 30 years yielded

Municipal Market Expert Series – Bill Gurtin

April 14, 2015

Taylor Riggs, an editor at Bloomberg Brief Municipal Market, talks with Bill Gurtin, chief investment officer at Gurtin Fixed Income. This video is sponsored by:  

Municipal Market Weekly Digest

April 10, 2015

This edition of the Municipal Market Weekly Digest contains the top stories and data for the week ending April 10, 2015. Click here to view the full edition.

Brief Bites Weekly Video-April 9th

April 10, 2015

Editor Taylor Riggs highlights the top Bloomberg Brief stories from this week in less than two minutes.

Next Stop for Chicago: Emergency Financial Control Board

April 8, 2015

BY JOE MYSAK Now that Rahm Emanuel has been reelected mayor of Chicago and that distraction is out of the way, we can all start thinking about the future of the city. I’m not a betting man. If I were, I’d bet that Chicago is going to be run by

Rahm Emanuel Re-Elected as Mayor of Chicago

April 8, 2015

BY TIM JONES AND ELIZABETH CAMPBELL Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel outdistanced a lesser-known challenger to win a second term and the daunting prize of steering the third-most-populous U.S. city away from financial collapse. Emanuel, a former chief of staff to President Barack Obama, had 56 percent and Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia

Municipal Market Weekly Digest- 4/2/15

April 2, 2015

  This edition of the Municipal Market Weekly Digest contains the top stories and data for the week ending April 2, 2015. Click here to view.

Denver, Dallas Home Price Indexes Reach Record Highs in January

April 1, 2015

Home prices in 20 cities appreciated 4.6 percent year over year in January, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values released yesterday. Home prices in Denver and Miami improved the most, gaining 8.4 percent and 8.3 percent, respectively. The Denver index value rose to a record-high 158.5. The Miami