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Municipals sold off Tuesday, with triple-A benchmarks seeing cuts up to 11 basis points and the 30-year topping 3% on some scales. U.S. Treasuries were weaker, experiencing double-digit cuts on the short end, and equities rallied. Triple-A muni yields rose nine to 11 basis points, depending on the scale, while UST yields rose 10 to
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti emphasized climate change, infrastructure and the homelessness crisis in his final State of the City speech as he foreshadowed the 2022-23 budget he releases this week. His choice of venue for his speech Thursday, the nearly complete Sixth Street Viaduct replacement project, underscored the infrastructure theme. Garcetti said he plans
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Jerome Powell wants to put the Federal Reserve at “the forefront of technological changes” in the financial sector. The central bank is beefing up its tech acumen to get there. Calling it imperative to “evolve with the rest of the financial system,” the Fed chair said during an event hosted by the Bank for International
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Merger and acquisition activity among not-for-profit and for-profit hospitals dropped off in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, according to Kaufman Hall. The 12 announced transactions in the first quarter marked the lowest since 2016 when Kaufman Hall began tracking the activity, according to the Quarterly Mergers and Acquisitions Report the
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New York State’s $220 billion fiscal 2023 budget focuses on environmental, social and governance issues while remaining in balance. Gov. Kathy Hochul said the budget, approved by the Legislature on April 8, balances social goals with fiscal responsibility. The budget raises the state’s reserves to a record high 15% of state operating funds spending by
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As the West isolates Russia with sanctions in response to its invasion of Ukraine, policymakers are using the global financial system as a weapon to help stop the war. What will the impact be on banks? How is the federal government thinking about policy options to force Russia to end the war? What financial tools
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Demonstrating a commitment to environmental, social and governance factors can broaden the investor pool for not-for-profit healthcare bonds but organizations should tread cautiously as disclosure practices evolve, Kaufman Hall’s Lisa Goldstein wrote. “ESG has already become a significant consideration for investors in taxable debt,” Goldstein, a senior vice president and member of the advisory firm’s
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Municipals were weaker Tuesday amid an active secondary and primary, underperforming a rally in U.S. Treasuries after the consumer price index came in at the highest level since 1981. Equities ended in the red. Triple-A muni yields rose two to four basis points while UST yields fell 10 to 12 on bonds seven years and
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Transcription:Gary Siegel: (00:03)Hello, and welcome to another Bond Buyer podcast. I’m your host Bond Buyer Managing Editor, Gary Siegel. Today, we’re going to discuss the Federal Open Market Committee’s meeting minutes. My guest is Dec Mullarkey, managing director of investment strategy and asset allocation at SLC Management. Dec. Welcome, and thank you for joining us.
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The District of Columbia is coming to market on Tuesday with its first public-private partnership issue, a largely tax-exempt municipal green bond deal boosted by a provision in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The District Department of Transportation’s “Smart Street Lighting Project” will convert D.C.’s network of more than 75,000 streetlights into energy-efficient LED
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