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Municipal Bond Market

City Sustainability Reporting: An Essential Best Practice

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 06.07.2016 | Green
Adam Sulkowski

U.S. and Chinese mayors are discussing climate action this week. There's one best practice in particular that all others depend upon: sustainability r...

How The Detroit Bankruptcy Is Impacting The Bond Market

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, July 19 (Reuters) - U.S. municipal bonds fell the most in nearly a month on Friday as news that Detroit had filed for the largest municipa...

Local Governments' Financial Woes Putting Retirees' Benefits At Risk

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

By Joan Gralla July 2 (Reuters) - U.S. states and localities have run up more than $2 trillion of unfunded pension liabilities, Moody'...

Controversial Rule's Collateral Damage

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

* U.S. agencies consider ban on proprietary trading * About 40 percent of muni market included in ban * Confusion reigns...

S&P Downgrade Reflects Political Divisions That May Be Our Greatest Source of Risk

David Paul | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
David Paul

One week after the downgrade of the United States bond rating, the markets have returned a verdict of sorts.

Alabama County Likely To Declare Bankruptcy

Posted 09.20.2011 | Business

Alabama's troubled Jefferson County faces an 80 percent chance of declaring bankruptcy, one of its commissioners said on Thursday, as U.S. experts gat...

Kit Taylor: Derivatives Should Have Been Regulated

Bloomberg | Darrell Preston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

March 25 (Bloomberg) -- The former chief regulator for the $2.69 trillion municipal bond market for the first time acknowledged that the governing boa...