Some interesting municipal bond trading data

By Cate Long
May 4, 2012

A few times a year, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board releases its trade data, giving the rest of us a chance to peer into the murky municipal bond market. Yesterday, we got access to the data for the first quarter of 2012, and a few interesting facts jumped out.

Can revenue bondholders relax now?

By Cate Long
January 9, 2012

Bond markets generally focus on who has rights to specific cash flows and control over assets. That was what Alabama federal bankruptcy court Judge Thomas Bennett was addressing when he issued an opinion Friday afternoon covering the insolvent Jefferson County sewer system.