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MUNICIPAL BONDS…How can MuniNet Guide Help You?
Muninet Guide provides commentary and analysis relating to municipal bonds and their fundamental credit issues. From an investor perspective, we provide you with daily AAA yield levels on tax-exempt municipal bonds courtesy of S&P Securities Evaluation, Inc….
Daily AAA Municipal Bond Yields: 09/19/2017
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- 7-year, 10-year, 15-year, 20-year, 25-year, and 30-year yields increased one basis point
A Look Back at Municipal Bond Yields in 2016
AAA non-call yields %change from December 31, 2015 to December 30, 2016
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EMMA – Electronic Municipal Market Access
Official online MRSB repository providing free public access to official disclosures, trade data and other information on the municipal securities market.
Merritt Research Services: Benchmark Central
Merritt Research Services provides benchmark median values for municipal credit analysis across 13 different sectors. Freely available and updated regularly.
Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
Independent organization that establishes and improves standards of accounting and financial reporting for U.S. state and local government.
The Bond Buyer
Established in 1891, an independent paid-subscription information resource of news, analysis and data serving 40,000+ in the municipal finance community.
A municipal bond new issue official statement (prospectus) service. MuniOS, a division of ImageMaster Inc, makes available preliminary and final documents. Official statements are provided by region and state.
IRS Tax-Exempt Bond Statistics
Includes data on tax-exempt "public purpose" (Governmental) and "private-activity" bonds, with statistical tables and Statistics of Income Bulletins.
Institute for Illinois' Fiscal Sustainability
The IIFS seeks to improve political decision making in the state through analysis, recommendation, and education of lawmakers and the public.