Category Archives: Bonds

Muni bonds and recent storms

“Early signs indicate bond insurers can withstand the recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma with no change in credit ratings, while Maria’s impact may be moot.

Although insurers are still tallying the costs, S&P Global Ratings said Assured Guaranty, Build America Mutual and National Public Finance Guarantee aren’t at risk for a ratings downgrade as a result of Harvey and Irma.” — FMS Bonds


New issue in the news …

Citigroup Inc. Retail Notes

Maturity: 05/15/26
Coupon: 3.000%
Payment: Semi
Callable: NC
Yield: 3.000%
Ratings: Baa1/BBB+/NA
Trade Date: 05/02/16


In the news …

Prospect Capital Corporation InterNotes


Cusip Maturity Coupon Payment Callable Yield* Ratings** Trade Date
74348YTK7 04/15/21 5.500% Semi 04/15/17 5.500% NR/BBB-/NR 04/18/16


J.P. Morgan Chase & Co
New Issue Title: Notes

Apple Inc.
New Issue Title: Notes

Loews Corporation
Issue Title: Senior Notes