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Buying bonds instead of Final Four tickets

David Gura Apr 4, 2014
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Final Note

Buying bonds instead of Final Four tickets

David Gura Apr 4, 2014
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Tomorrow, the Wisconsin Badgers take on the Kentucky Wildcats, and the Florida Gators play the UConn Huskies. UConn’s women’s team is also in the running for a national championship.
 
So it’s a big week for the University in Storrs, Connecticut — because these games coincide with a major bond offering. The city is selling $220 million worth of municipal bonds to fund campus construction.
 
According to Bloombergbond buyers also hoped this might lead to some good seats at this weekend’s games.
 
Sorry, the school says, it’s not going to happen.

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