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Puerto Rico: Bond Purgatory and Tax Haven?

A range-bound Treasury market has helped municipals maintain a steady, positive tone over the past few weeks. However, the recent stretch of outperformance has also eroded the relative value of the tax-exempt sector, leaving it vulnerable to a significant correction... Plus, Puerto Rico releases financials - after its G.O. bond sale. Continue

Consolidated City-County Governments Can Benefit Local Economies

For both the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, a consolidated city-county government structure has led to increased efficiencies, lower tax rates for residents, and greater economic development opportunities. Continue

Can a TV Show Impact a City’s Economy?

In the broadest sense, cities that provide the landscape for a television series - or a movie - benefit in both tangible and intangible ways. The increased publicity for and awareness of a city - particularly if portrayed in a positive light - often lead to concrete benefits such as increased tourism, greater economic development opportunities, and perhaps even an influx of residents. Continue

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In this column, Triet Nguyen, managing partner of Axios Advisors, offers his views on the municipal bond market

Municipal Bond Calendar

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MuniNet Conference & Webinar Guide

Conference Name Location Date
National Association of State Budget Officers: Spring Meeting on State Fiscal Conditions Savannah, Georgia April 24–April 26, 2014
American Planning Association: 2014 National Conference Atlanta, Georgia April 26–April 30, 2014
National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems: 2014 Annual Conference Chicago, Illinois April 27–May 1, 2014
National Association of Bond Lawyers: 2014 Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Seminar Atlanta, Georgia April 30–May 2, 2014
The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Distress, Recovery and Financial Sustainability Symposium Baltimore, Maryland May 1–May 2, 2014
ICMA: Engaging Your Community ... Hoffman Estates, Illinois (Chicago area) May 1–May 1, 2014
National Federation of Municipal Analysts: 2014 Annual Conference Orlando, Florida May 6–May 9, 2014

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