MuniLand Snaps: May 2

May 2, 2012

In honor of One World Trade Center becoming the tallest building in New York, EarthCam released a time-lapse movie showing the construction progress from 2004 to 2012.

Good Links

CSG: State and local pension total holdings and investments rebound in 2010

Hannah Arendt Center: Pension crisis primer

ICMA: State and municipal bankruptcy, municipal bonds, and pensions

Pew Charitable Trusts: America’s largest 30 cities compared

Bond Buyer: Data shows changes in municipal bond buying patterns

Reuters: Moody’s downgrades $81 billion in municipal debt in the first quarter

MSRB: MSRB adds yield data on interdealer municipal bond trades to EMMA

Reuters: Startups help pension funds save on foreign currency trades

WSJ: Illinois’s $1.8 billion municipal bond offering draws big interest

Hartford Courant: Tax revenues plunge, state budget deficit balloons

Cal Watchdog: Los Angeles teeters on the brink of bankruptcy

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