In the third quarter issue of our municipal fixed income market commentary we feature: A hurricane went raving by, by Stephen Winterstein. Ineptitude, damned ineptitude, and the city of Hartford, by Clyde B. Lane Jr. Fizzled fission, by Karleen Strayer, CFA. The third quarter was plagued by several natural disasters, two of which left indelible
In the second quarter issue of our commentary we feature: Intimations of municipal splendor by Stephen Winterstein. Municipal market performance in perspective? by Robert Collins. A look at Connecticut, Illinois, and Puerto Rico by three of our research analysts. For municipal bond market participants, “splendor in the grass” harkens back to the sweet pre-election promise known
A round-up of the important issues around an impending Trump presidency: Republican Congress and White House may be good for growth; Impact on the Fed and rate hikes; Greater fiscal party emphasis with infrastructure spend; Uncertain future of Obamacare and his executive orders; Income and corporate tax reform; and Immigration issue subject to intra-party tensions.