Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 7, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 7, 2014:

Closing the door on the first half of 2014

By Cate Long
July 3, 2014

U.S. Censys Bureau

The first half of 2014 was positive for muniland after a very tough 2013, but weak spots still remain.

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 3, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 3, 2014:

Macro economic stories:

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 2, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 2, 2014:

Happy fifth birthday for MSRB’s EMMA!

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
July 1, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for July 1, 2014:

Questions about the Port Authority’s toll hike

By Cate Long
June 30, 2014

The New York Times has chronicled the SEC’s investigation into whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie forced the New York/New Jersey Port Authority to pay for $1.8 billion in improvements to the Pulaski skyway without properly disclosing it to bondholders. Allegedly, Christie’s rationale was that the Pulaski was an “access” road leading to a Port Authority tunnel. It appears that Christie’s Port Authority lieutenants were scheming to radically raise tolls to pay for it.

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
June 30, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 30, 2014:

Excellent Reuters Insider video of last week’s events in muniland:

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
June 27, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 27, 2014:

Puerto Rico ring fences its public corporation debt

By Cate Long
June 26, 2014

Puerto Rico

In a dazzling effort, Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla presented legislation to restructure the debt of several public corporations. Both the Puerto Rico Senate and House approved the measure and pushed it to conference where statutes require that it be reconciled by the end of the legislative session on June 30. Seldom have financial markets seen such an elegantly choreographed approach to haircutting sovereign debt.