Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
June 26, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 26, 2014:

America’s unstable road funding

By Cate Long
June 25, 2014

Congress General Fund

The national account to fund America’s highway construction and other transportation is nearly empty. The revenues that go into the Highway Trust Fund, which come from a federal 18.4 cent per gallon tax on gasoline, are expected to dip below $4 billion in July. Congress has transferred monies from the general fund in four of the past five years (the yellow stars above) into the Highway Trust to make up for the shortfall from the fuel tax.

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
June 25, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 25, 2014:

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
June 24, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 24, 2014:

A revolution in muniland

By Cate Long
June 23, 2014

Goldman Sachs

In a speech last week at the Economic Club of New York, SEC Chairman Mary Jo White set out three new initiatives that will reorder the way fixed income markets serve retail investors.

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
June 23, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 23, 2014.

Starbucks tuition reimbursement expected to boost revenue for ASU

By Cate Long
June 20, 2014

Moody's Financial Ratio Analysis

Starbucks recently announced that it will make it possible for thousands of its part- and full-time U.S. employees to complete a college degree online at Arizona State University. Starbucks says that this is a unique collaboration that allows employees to finish their bachelor’s degrees with full tuition reimbursement. ASU has a successful online education program.

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
June 20, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 20, 2014:

Puerto Rico’s electricity monopoly is in a downward spiral

By Cate Long
June 19, 2014

Puerto Rico’s faltering electricity monopoly PREPA received another blow this week when Standard & Poor’s downgraded the public corporation’s $8.8 billion of revenue debt to BBB- (5.5) from BBB (6) and placed the rating on CreditWatch with negative implications. This leaves PREPA one small step from junk grade in the three major raters.

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
June 19, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 19, 2014: