Fundamentals of Municipal Bonds / Edition 5

Fundamentals of Municipal Bonds / Edition 5

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by The Bond Market Association, Judy Wesalo Temel
     
 

This informative volume is an update of the long-heralded classic text on the municipal securities market. Written by Judy Wesalo Temel for The Bond Market Association–the leading trade association that represents the players in this market and whose members underwrite 90% of all municipal bonds–this newly revised Fifth Edition deals comprehensively with

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This informative volume is an update of the long-heralded classic text on the municipal securities market. Written by Judy Wesalo Temel for The Bond Market Association–the leading trade association that represents the players in this market and whose members underwrite 90% of all municipal bonds–this newly revised Fifth Edition deals comprehensively with the many recent developments in the municipal securities market. It provides a basic understanding of the market for a wide range of readers, including experienced professionals, public officials, private investors, academicians, and students. Major changes covered here include:

• The explosive growth of technology and e-commerce

• New disclosure regulations

• Size and composition of the business

• Size and composition of investors

• The use of credit enhancement

• The use of financial products

Along with the addition of an extensive new glossary of municipal terminology and a bibliography, The Fundamentals of Municipal Bonds provides detailed explanations and a variety of relevant examples to illuminate crucial areas such as:

• The Basics of Municipal Securities

• The Issuers

• The Primary and Secondary Markets

• Investing in Bonds

• Credit Analysis and Understanding Interest Rates

• Disclosure and Regulatory Requirements

• Financial Products

Illustrated with numerous tables, charts, and mathematical formulas, this indispensable volume serves as a guide, reference work, and portal to the municipal securities industry. No investor or student of the market can afford to be without this Fifth Edition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471393658
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
Wiley Finance Series
Edition description:
5TH Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
780,434
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.02(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Writer's Acknowledgments.

Overview of the Municipal Bond Market.

The Basics of Municipal Securities.

The Issuers.

The Primary Market.

The Secondary Market.

Investing in Bonds.

Credit Analysis.

Understanding Interest Rates.

Regulatory and Disclosure Requirements.

Financial Products.

Appendix A.

Appendix B.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

About the Writer.

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