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BAM Sponsors New “Muni Money” Segment on CNBC

BAM is partnering with CNBC to raise awareness about the municipal bond market through a new regular “Muni Money” segment. For the first report, Tom Kozlik from Hilltop securities was interviewed by host Kelly Evans about the recent trend of strong inflows to municipal bond mutual funds, despite the ongoing concerns about whether the Federal … Continue reading "Home"

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Clarence Anthony Gets REAL: COVID-19 and the Cities are Essential Campaign

National League of Cities CEO Clarence Anthony discusses how his members — elected officials representing more than 19,000 communities nationwide — are grappling with the budgetary and community challenges posed by the COVID pandemic, and how NLC’s Cities are Essential campaign is designed to help.

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How COVID-19 Impacts Public Pension Risks

Build America Mutual Pension Actuary Les Richmond explains how investment losses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to impact public pension funding ratios and why individual states and cities may see significantly different outcomes — forcing municipal bond investors to carefully consider the implications for their specific holdings.

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Insured Municipal Bonds and the Individual Investor

Why guaranteed bonds may be the right balance of income and risk for your portfolio

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BAM-Insured Municipal Bonds and COVID-19
March 18, 2020

Federal, state, and local government reactions to the spread of the novel coronavirus and a surge in COVID-19 cases are leading to a wave of questions about the fundamental credit quality of U.S. municipal bond issuers, given the potential for extended disruptions to economic activity. To help investors understand BAM's…

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S&P Global Ratings Affirms BAM’s AA Rating and Stable Outlook
July 15, 2020

NEW YORK, June 30, 2020 - S&P Global Ratings announced that it has affirmed Build America Mutual's AA rating and stable outlook, the strongest rating S&P assigns to any active bond insurer.

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