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Microsoft sells over $10 billion in bonds

Feb 10, 2015
It now has a pile of cash for things like stock buybacks or to pay off other debt.
Posted In: Microsoft, debt, investors, bonds
Outside the New York Stock Exchange.

Fallout from S&P ban could last longer than a year

Jan 21, 2015
SEC gives S&P a suspension, opening a window for its bond-rating competitors.
Posted In: Wall Street, S&P, bonds, credit agencies, credit ratings
A seasonal worker harvests tobacco plants.

How bankers muscled ratings agencies on tobacco bonds

Dec 23, 2014
Banks pushed firms to give better ratings to companies that are now close to default.
Posted In: tobacco, bonds
Even the Fed has time for the occasional selfie.

Fed set to end its bond buying

Oct 28, 2014
But it will still keep its foot on the gas.
Posted In: Fed, bonds, bond buying, balance sheets

"Mini" muni bonds — double your money, help your city

Aug 4, 2014
Denver hopes to attract a whole different class of bond buyers.
Posted In: bonds, municipal bonds

SIB spells a way for financiers to do social good

Jul 21, 2014
SIB's, or social impact bonds, let investors do good and make money
Posted In: bonds, Goldman Sachs

Meet New Jersey’s tobacco bonds

Jun 18, 2014
Why a deal to cash out their tobacco settlement might cost New Jersey
Posted In: tobacco, bonds, new jersey

The Wrap: Keep chuggin' along

May 16, 2014
Bonds, inflation, housing: we review this week in the economy
Posted In: Housing, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, bonds, inflation, Timothy Geithner

PODCAST: Veteran unemployment

Mar 20, 2014
Interest rates are up after the new Federal Reserve chair's briefing yesterday. And the Washington monument is reopening, thanks to private money.
Posted In: bonds, veterans, Washington Monument

Is Puerto Rico the new Greece?

Mar 3, 2014
Puerto Rico is issuing $3.5 billion worth of bonds this month and investors are hungry to buy.
Posted In: bonds, Puerto Rico

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