ABCs of Arbitrage

Tax Rules for Investment of Bond Proceeds by Municipalities

Author: Frederic L. Ballard

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590317983

Category: Arbitrage

Page: 386

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Secondary Market Tax-exempt Asset Securitization for Sponsors, Investors, Other Market Participants, and Their Counsel

Author: Darrell R. Larsen

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590315132

Category: Law

Page: 341

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Providing a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of business considerations, this book is a valuable tool that also looks at legal issues for secondary market securitization of tax-exempt assets, including the securitized TOB market. It also analyzes solely the securitization of state and local government obligations, interest on which is federally tax-exempt, and more.

Disclosure Roles of Counsel in State and Local Government Securities Offerings

Author: N.A

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781604425468

Category: Law

Page: 323

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This book analyzes the disclosure roles and responsibilities under the federal securities laws of all parties engaged in the municipal securities market, including issuers, underwriters, financial advisors, trustees, credit enhancers and their repsective counsel. The book assists lawyers in addressing two principal issues: (1) what role-specific responsibility counsel should assume for the content of disclosure and related opinions and (2) what advice counsel should provide to their clients regarding their responsibilities for disclosure.

Key Concepts in Accounting and Finance

Author: Jonathan Sutherland,Diane Canwell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230204724

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Key Concepts in Accounting and Finance is one of a range of comprehensive glossaries with entries arranged alphabetically for easy reference. All major concepts, terms, theories and theorists are incorporated and cross-referenced. Additional reading and Internet research opportunities are identified. More complex terminology is made clearer with numerous diagrams and illustrations. With almost 600 key terms defined, the book represents a comprehensive must-have reference for anyone studying a business-related course or those simply wishing to understand what accounting and finance is all about. It will be especially useful as a revision aid.

Economics: The Definitive Encyclopedia from Theory to Practice [4 volumes]

Author: David A. Dieterle Ph.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313397082

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 2168

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A comprehensive four-volume resource that explains more than 800 topics within the foundations of economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and global economics, all presented in an easy-to-read format. • Provides readers with a comprehensive one-stop reference source on the subject of economics that serves as an easy-to-read "textbook" • Presents more than 800 entries in four books that address economics foundations, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and global economics as well as a glossary and a documents section • Spotlights the concepts, movements, events, people, organizations, places, and objects relevant to the study of economics at the macro, micro, and global levels • Includes excerpts from key court and legislative documents that influenced the U.S. economy

The Urban Lawyer

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: City planning and redevelopment law

Page: N.A

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The national quarterly on local government law.

High-Powered Investing All-In-One For Dummies

Author: Amine Bouchentouf,Brian Dolan,Joe Duarte,Mark Galant,Ann C. Logue,Paul Mladjenovic,Kerry Pechter,Barbara Rockefeller,Peter J. Sander,Russell Wild

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118052105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 792

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The Bond Book, Third Edition: Everything Investors Need to Know About Treasuries, Municipals, GNMAs, Corporates, Zeros, Bond Funds, Money Market Funds, and More

Author: Annette Thau

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071713093

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

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Everything on Treasuries, munis, bond funds, and more! The bond buyer’s answer book—updated for the new economy “As in the first two editions, this third edition of The Bond Book continues to be the ideal reference for the individual investor. It has all the necessary details, well explained and illustrated without excessive mathematics. In addition to providing this essential content, it is extremely well written.” —James B. Cloonan, Chairman, American Association of Individual Investors “Annette Thau makes the bond market interesting, approachable, and clear. As much as investors will continue to depend on fixed-income securities during their retirement years, they’ll need an insightful guide that ensures they’re appropriately educated and served. The Bond Book does just that.” —Jeff Tjornejoh, Research Director, U.S. and Canada, Lipper, Thomson Reuters “Not only a practical and easy-to-understand guide for the novice, but also a comprehensive reference for professionals. Annette Thau provides the steps to climb to the top of the bond investment ladder. The Bond Book should be a permanent fixture in any investment library!” —Thomas J. Herzfeld, President, Thomas Herzfeld Advisors, Inc. “If the financial crisis of recent years has taught us anything, it’s buyer beware. Fact is, bonds can be just as risky as stocks. That’s why Annette Thau’s new edition of The Bond Book is essential reading for investors who want to know exactly what’s in their portfolios. It also serves as an excellent guide for those of us who are getting older and need to diversify into fixed income.” —Jean Gruss, Southwest Florida Editor, Gulf Coast Business Review, and former Managing Editor, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report About the Book The financial crisis of 2008 caused major disruptions to every sector of the bond market and left even the savviest investors confused about the safety of their investments. To serve these investors and anyone looking to explore opportunities in fixed-income investing, former bond analyst Annette Thau builds on the features and authority that made the first two editions bestsellers in the thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded third edition of The Bond Book. This is a one-stop resource for both seasoned bond investors looking for the latest information on the fixed-income market and equities investors planning to diversify their holdings. Writing in plain English, Thau presents cutting-edge strategies for making the best bond-investing decisions, while explaining how to assess risks and opportunities. She also includes up-to-date listings of online resources with bond prices and other information. Look to this all-in-one guide for information on such critical topics as: Buying individual bonds or bond funds The ins and outs of open-end funds, closed-end funds, and exchangetraded funds (ETFs) The new landscape for municipal bonds: the changed rating scales, the near demise of bond insurance, and Build America Bonds (BABs) The safest bond funds Junk bonds (and emerging market bonds) Buying Treasuries without paying a commission From how bonds work to how to buy and sell them to what to expect from them, The Bond Book, third edition, is a must-read for individual investors and financial advisers who want to enhance the fixed-income allocation of their portfolios.

Municipal Finances

A Handbook for Local Governments

Author: Catherine D. Farvacque-Vitkovic,Mihaly Kopanyi

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821399144

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 528

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This book tells a fascinating story on municipal finances for local government practitioners with rich examples, global practices, and good and bad experiences the authors gained in decades of field work.

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The Art of a Working Building

Author: Elric Endersby,Alexander Greenwood,David Larkin

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395573723

Category: Architecture

Page: 254

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A tribute to the functional beauty of barns discusses the origins of the European barn and looks at various styles and structural dimensions