(Reuters) – The sale of debt by states, cities, schools and other issuers in the U.S. municipal bond market totaled $271.8 billion in the first nine months of 2017, a 16 percent drop from the same… Source link"U.S. muni supply drops 16 percent so far in 2017, BofA top underwriter"
The first round of negotiations to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement will be held August 16-20 in Washington D.C., according to a Trump administration statement. Source link"NAFTA negotiations set to begin August 16 in D.C."
Since the financial crisis, home equity has gone from being America’s biggest driver of (illusory) wealth to one of the biggest sources of economic inequality. And while the post-crisis recovery has returned the national home price index to its highs from early 2007, most of this rise was generated by a handful of urban markets like New York City and San Francisco, leaving most Americans behind. To wit: home prices in the 10 most expensive…"What Housing Recovery? Real Home Prices Still 16% Below 2007 Peak"