PUBLIC FINANCE/Municipal bond guide available
The New York-based Bond Market Association has published its fifth edition of “Fundamentals of Municipal Bonds.” Designed for government finance officers, housing and transit authority officials, and other state and local government officials, the guide provides information on how to raise capital in the municipal bond market.
The book contains statistical data, tables and charts, a glossary of market terms, and sections covering the latest municipal market trends. Intended as a general reference guide for users, the book includes an overview of the municipal market and the basics of municipal securities with chapters devoted to the issuers, the primary market, the secondary market, investing in bonds, credit analysis, understanding interest rates, regulatory and disclosure requirements, and financial products. Members of the association will receive a discount on the publication. For more information, visit www.bondmarkets.com.