December 9: Muniland Snaps

By Cate Long
December 9, 2011

OK, America — time to slim down. Source: Hartman Group at visual.ly.

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Reuters: Don’t fear the death of excess debt

Bloomberg: Household wealth falls again

Reuters: Total tax collections in 48 states rose by 7.3 percent in the July-to-September quarter

Bloomberg: Muni bond funds grow most in 21 months as investors add $1 billion

Reuters: Fitch gives thumbs up to sewer and water bondholders

Bloomberg: For first time, gas-fracking chemicals found in Wyoming aquifer

 

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