Bonds

Municipals rallied across the yield curve Wednesday, outperforming U.S. Treasuries and seeing the greatest gains out long after stronger retail sales data signaled the Fed’s tightening is not yet over, pushing equities into the red. Retail sales increased 1.3% in October, slightly above the consensus forecast of 1.0% and a significant improvement from the flat
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As environmental, social, and governance continues to dominate many discussions of bond issuance and marketing the people on the front lines are constantly testing the limits of the label and contemplating how and if it dovetails with their needs. The topic was explored in depth by a group of experts during a Tuesday panel at
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Title: Vice President in the Public Finance GroupFirm: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupAge: 39 Nicole Riggs made her way into public finance after discovering a passion for helping to build communities. Nicole, 39, is a vice president in the Public Finance Group at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), responsible for managing relationships with government and not-for-profit clients and prospects.
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Chester, Pennsylvania, has filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. The petition was filed Thursday in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In its Chapter 9 filing, the city’s receiver listed estimated liabilities of between $100 million and $500 million with assets of between $10 million and $50 million. The city has
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Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook on Miami-Dade County, Florida’s A-rated senior lien seaport revenue bonds issued for PortMiami to stable from negative. Thursday’s action affects $800.3 million of Series 2021A-1, 2021A-2, and 2021A-3 senior lien seaport revenue bonds the county issued on behalf of its seaport department. Fitch said the outlook revision “reflects the
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Democrats Erick Russell and James Diossa won open-seat campaigns for the state treasurer’s offices in Connecticut and Rhode Island. Russell will replace Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn Wooden, who didn’t seek re-election, and Diossa will replace Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, who ran for and won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Russell,
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Voters in New York State approved the $4.2 billion Clean Water, Clean Energy, Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act bonds on Tuesday’s ballot. San Diego Unified School District voters approved $3.2 billion for facility and safety improvements. Austin ISD voters approved a $2.44 billion bond package including $2.316 billion for general purposes, $75.5 million for technology
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Transcription: Keeley Webster (00:03):Hi, this is Keeley Webster. Today I have with me Larry Kosmont, President of Kosmont Financial Services. He founded the firm, a Minority Business Enterprise, 36 years ago. Larry, you recently rebranded your company to Kosmont Financial Services. Could you tell me about your thinking around that? Larry Kosmont (00:21):Yes, absolutely. And
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Municipals were little changed and lightly traded ahead of the midterm elections while U.S. Treasuries were weaker across the curve and equities improved. Triple-A yields were little changed to a basis point or two firmer 10 years and out while the U.S. Treasury two-year climbed to another high not seen since 2007. Muni to UST
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A Rhode Island charter school plans to upgrade and expand with proceeds from a $12.7 million Rhode Island Health and Educational Building Corporation bond sale that closed Oct. 26. Proceeds from the sale are destined for Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy, a private charter school based in Cumberland seeking capital to purchase and renovate a
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