The municipal bond market enables more than 50,000 state and local governments, agencies, and authorities to fund a variety of public works projects. However, the breadth of the market and its tax advantages leave it subject to the mandates of regulatory agencies and legislators. Our municipal commentary helps you stay up to date on the latest market headlines and trends.
Threat of Cyber, Ransomware Attacks Remains
In the past, it was assumed that only individuals and corporations—and for that matter mostly just l…
Social Impact Investing Through CDFIs
While impact, or socially responsible investing has been around for some time, it has very much gain…
Municipal Bond Sector Credit Outlooks
We assigned two “Positive,” three “Stable,” three “Cautious,” and three “Negative” outlooks to our m…
What May Be the Future of Bondholder Recoveries?
The ultimate recoveries in the Stockton, CA and Detroit, MI bankruptcies gave general government inv…
July 2019: It is News, Not Just Noise
Municipal bond market observers and participants may be underreacting to recent, important credit-re…