Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
June 18, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 18, 2014:

 

Talking to Robert DiMella of MacKay Shields

By Cate Long
June 17, 2014

I had a chat with Robert DiMella, a senior managing director of fixed income manager MacKay Shields. DiMella brought MacKay Shields to New York Life in 2009 with $400 million of assets under management. He now manages close to $10 billion there. Retail investors typically buy and hold municipal bonds, but mutual fund managers like DiMella get paid to move from overvalued to undervalued bonds and take advantage of market mispricings. I had a peek into his operation.

Best of muniland on Twitter

By Cate Long
June 17, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 17, 2014:

Best of muniland tweets

By Cate Long
June 16, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 16, 2014:

Moody’s rates first TOB that passes Volcker rule

By Cate Long
June 13, 2014

Fears that a $75 billion corner of the municipal bond market for Tender Option Bonds would be closed down by the Volcker Rule may have been squashed with a new deal from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The tiny $8.545 million deal has been structured to comply with Volcker Rule restrictions by using two loopholes in the Investment Company Act of 1940.

Best of muniland tweets

By Cate Long
June 13, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 13, 2014:

Best of muniland tweets

By Cate Long
June 12, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 12, 2014:

Another tool to make people more comfortable

By Cate Long
June 11, 2014

Best of muniland tweets

By Cate Long
June 11, 2014

Here are the best tweets with the #muniland hashtag for June 11, 2014:

Big data improvements at the MSRB

By Cate Long
June 10, 2014

The fine folks at the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, led by director of product management Justin Pica, have launched some fantastic improvements for the MSRB’s market data and bond document platform EMMA.