By Richard A. Ciccarone, President of Merritt Research Services, an Investortools, Inc. Company Every year since 2007, Merritt Research Services1 (Merritt Research) reports the time it takes for municipal bond borrowers to complete their annual financial audits. The...
Municipal Bond Documents & NRMSIRs
Featured Bond — Shelby County, Tennessee $243.3 Million GO Bonds
Shelby County, Tennessee Issuing $243. 3 million GO County and Public Improvement & School Bonds Our featured new issue muncipal bond of the week is Shelby County, Tennessee, home to the City of Memphis. Shelby County is set to issue $243,325,000 General...
Fiscal Year 2017 Municipal Bond Audit Times Are Still Too Slow
Municipal Bond Audit Times Show Slight Improvement Since 2015 But Most Still Late to the Table -- The County, State and City Sectors are the Least Timely By Richard A. Ciccarone Municipal bond analysts and investors are accustomed to waiting a lot longer for...
MSRB Reports Increase in Number of Primary Market Disclosure Filings in 2010
This year’s Fact Book is the first to include data on primary and secondary market disclosure
SPECIAL! Select Cities Lead the Pack in Providing Investor Relations Content
Trailblazing cities recognized for excellence in providing online information for municipal investors
MuniNet Guide Top Picks – Investor Relations for State Municipal Bond Issuers
These state websites emerge as leaders in providing municipal bond investor relations content
Study Examines Municipal Audit Turnaround Time
How long does it take for municipal entities to produce annual audit reports?
MSRB Website Helps Promote “Fair and Efficient” Municipal Bond Market
Revamped website is laden with content for municipal bond investors, dealers and issuers
Municipal Bonds: Disclosure-on-Demand
Shaping the future of municipal bond disclosure by providing official statements on demand
Dawn of a New Day: MSRB’s EMMA Advances Disclosure in Municipal Bond Market
Increased price transparency and greater access to disclosure documents both represent progress for municipal bond market