A Look into the Future: Market Overview and Expectations

CPE Credits: 
2
Session Time: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:10pm
Room: 
Four Seasons ballroom 4
Speakers: 
Moderator
Business Services Manager
City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services
Speaker
President
Municipal Market Analytics
Speaker
Executive Vice President
George K. Baum & Company
Field of Study: 
Economics
Description: 

The potential for rising interest rates along with uncertainty on the tax-exempt status of municipal bond interest will have an impact on future debt offerings. In this environment, what approaches can governments take to bring new issues to market at reasonable rates? Speakers in this session will address market conditions and discuss investor trends including who wants to buy your bonds. Panelists will also review the pros and cons of nontraditional debt instruments, and GFOA’s best practices related to this type of financing.

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