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Municipal Markets

Municipal Market – Best of June

July 15, 2015

Welcome to the Best of Bloomberg Brief’s Municipal Market June 2015. Click on the link to download this special complimentary newsletter: Best of Municipal Market Brief June The Brief showcases some of the best offerings published in our daily newsletter during June. It is designed to help retail financial advisers and

Municipal Market Weekly Digest- July 10th

July 10, 2015

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

Investors Pull Most Cash From Muni Funds in 18 Months on Puerto Rico Headlines

July 6, 2015

Investors pulled the most cash from municipal bond funds in 18 months after Puerto Rico’s Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the island’s debt was not payable. Investors withdrew $1.2 billion from muni funds that report weekly to Lipper US Fund Flows in the week ended July 1, the highest since January 2014 when $1.47

Municipal Market Weekly Digest- July 2nd

July 2, 2015

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

Puerto Rico Special

July 1, 2015

This special edition of Bloomberg Brief will closely monitor developments in Puerto Rico, with updates every few hours to highlight the latest news and analysis available from Bloomberg’s teams of reporters and experts on the ground. Keep refreshing your browser; in this space, we’ll tell you what’s been updated. Click

Puerto Rico Timeline

July 1, 2015

On March 11, 2014, Puerto Rico sold $3.5 billion of junk-rated general obligation bonds with an 8 percent coupon maturing in 2035. The timeline below shows the price change of the bonds since they were issued. The bonds this week fell to a record low price of 68 cents on

Debt ‘Not Payable,’ Says Puerto Rico Governor

June 29, 2015

BY BILL FARIES AND MICHELLE KASKE, BLOOMBERG NEWS With two days left in Puerto Rico’s fiscal year, the cash-strapped commonwealth is struggling to pass a budget that would allow it to make payments on a $72 billion debt load that the island’s governor said is unsustainable. Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said investors

Municipal Market Weekly Digest- June 26th

June 26, 2015

This edition contains the top stories and data for the week ending June 26, 2015. Click here to view the full Municipal Market Weekly Digest. 

Local Government Bankruptcies Down Year Over Year as Economy Improves

June 24, 2015

Two Chapter 9 petitions have been filed by local governments so far this year, as of June 17, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. That’s down from the same period a year ago when there were seven Chapter 9 cases filed. The most recent petition, filed in California’s eastern district,

Municipal Market Weekly Digest- June 19th

June 19, 2015

This edition contains the top stories and data for the week ending June 19, 2015. Click here to view the full Municipal Market Weekly Digest.