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Municipal Markets

Bloomberg Brief Deal in the Spotlight

June 4, 2015

Editor Taylor Riggs discusses the Pike Place Market bonds in this week’s Deal in the Spotlight.

Puerto Rico’s Power Agency Forecasts $3 Billion in Annual Operating Expenses

June 3, 2015

Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authority released a restructuring plan on June 1, saying direct operating expenses will average $3 billion a year, capital expenditures will average $455 million a year and operational improvements will average $315 million a year through fiscal year 2030. Total operating expenses are forecast to jump to $3

Bloomberg Brief Deal in the Spotlight with Kate Smith

May 29, 2015

Kate Smith discusses the Los Angeles wastewater green bonds in this week’s Deal in the Spotlight.

Municipal Market Weekly Digest- May 29th

May 29, 2015

This edition contains the top stories and data for the week ending May 29, 2015. Click here to view the full Municipal Market Weekly Digest. 

Investors Chasing Fewer Bonds, Says IRS

May 28, 2015

BY KATE SMITH Tax-exempt income became a game of musical chairs in 2013, as the number of participants remained the same as the money to be made dropped, according to the latest edition of the Internal Revenue Service’s Statistics of Income Bulletin. The number of households reporting tax-exempt income between

All 20 Cities in S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index Advance

May 27, 2015

All 20 cities in S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Index rose year over year in March, led by San Francisco with a 10.3 percent gain in non-seasonally adjusted figures to a 205.98 index level. That’s the highest since September 2007. Denver home prices rose 10 percent in March year over year, pushing

Municipal Market Weekly Digest- May 22nd

May 26, 2015

This edition contains the top stories and data for the week ending May 22, 2015. Click here to view the full Municipal Market Weekly Digest. 

Bloomberg Brief Deal in the Spotlight

May 21, 2015

Editor Taylor Riggs discusses the Alamitos Bay Marina Project in this week’s Deal in the Spotlight.

New York City Waters Price With Wider Spreads as Yields Rise, Outflows Continue

May 20, 2015

The New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority sold $453 million of refunding revenue bonds yesterday, rated AA+, with wider spreads than when the issuer sold bonds in February. Bonds maturing in 12 years were priced with a 5 percent coupon to yield 2.91 percent, or 35 basis points above

Municipal Market Weekly Digest- May 15th

May 15, 2015

The Municipal Market Weekly Digest contains the top stories and data for the week ending May 15, 2015. Click here to see the full edition.