Alan Schankel November 6, 2019
The initial read on US GDP growth for the recently ended 3rd quarter was a 1.9% growth pace, only the third quarter with sub-2% growth rate since the end of 2015.
Alan Schankel October 9, 2019
Last year’s municipal new issuance total, at $339 billion, established 2018 as the slowest of the past 5 years, and through May 2019, it seemed that this year would not be much busier, but the pace picked up after May.
Alan Schankel August 5, 2019
In theory the $58B total of new 2019 cash is enough to absorb more than a third of the first six months of municipal new issue volume ($166.8B).
Alan Schankel July 2, 2019
The first half of 2019 was good for municipal bond investors.
Alan Schankel June 24, 2019
This outperformance has been particularly notable since the 10-year ratio has been above 80% since before the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent Great Recession.
Multiple factors can impact M/T ratio levels over time, including shifting supply and demand levels.
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