A Municipal Bonds Blog

The Importance of Monitoring Municipal Bonds

States, cities and counties across the United States are taking longer to file regular financial reports, leaving bondholders in the dark and adding to price pressure. Last month, S&P Global…

Bond Rout Continues: Leveraged Municipal Funds Face Losses

Interest rates are rising, slashing muni fund share prices and cutting the amount of income distributed to investors. The worst bond sell-off in decades has now sparked double-digit losses for…

Outlook: A Future Municipal Bond Crisis

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to affect investors, consumers, and municipal bond issuers across the US. In April, the Consumer Price Index hit 8.3% — a significant spike…

BondView Partners with Exchange Data International to Provide Reference Data for Municipal Bonds

New York, May 3, 2022 – BondView, the leading provider of municipal bond portfolio analysis and market data, today announced a partnership between its Municipal Bond Reference Data Service (RDS)…

Continuing Disclosures: What are they?

The municipal bond market is one of the largest globally, with roughly $3.9 trillion in bonds and approximately $11 billion in par traded per day. Many investors use municipal bonds…

The Mouse That Roared: Disney

Disney Related Bonds Trade 10% Lower On Fitch Agency Downgrades and  BondView Lowers Market Rating to 2 Stars. Fitch Ratings put the Reedy Creek Improvement District’s (RCID) bonds on “negative watch,”…

Unlock The Hidden Value For Muni Bonds Maturing Within the Year

Muni bonds that mature in less than a year are in high demand by the money market industry. What this means is that investors may be able to sell their…

How to Buy Municipal Bonds

If you’re considering buying a municipal bond, there are different ways to approach this process depending on your experience and preference. The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has a resource…

Muni Bond Insurance is Making a Comeback and it May be Worth the Price

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a significant strain on municipal bonds. While general obligation bonds continue to be safe, revenue bonds backed by universities, senior housing, and convention centers are…

How do you check the accuracy of your reference data?

Timely, reliable, and accurate municipal bond reference data is mission-critical for many essential functions in the municipal bond fixed income investment life cycle. This includes trade execution, risk management, pre-trade…