Municipal trading was quiet Friday and triple-A yield curves were little changed with strong technicals intact as the market has mostly outperformed a roving U.S. Treasury market. “As Treasury yields have been moving up and down, muni yields have been quite sticky. Historically, tax-exempts outperform when USTs are selling off, but they underperform when Treasuries
0 Comments
A 21,000-square-foot megahome in South Florida is the most expensive non-oceanfront home ever sold in Delray Beach, and its $19 million sale price makes it the the town’s top sale in over three years, according to the MLS.   “Resort-style living is a driving force in the ultra-luxury market,” listing agent Senada Adzem tells CNBC, “People are rethinking
0 Comments
In this article BA NOC SPCE RTX GNPK SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endeavour seen docked with the International Space Station on July 1, 2020. NASA The National Aeronautics and Space Administration last year marked two decades of astronauts continuously onboard the International Space Station. But, as the floating research laboratory ages, the space agency is turning
0 Comments
Nike’s NKE decision announced today to cut ties with six more key retailers should reverberate in the board rooms of many department stores, and multi-brand specialty retailers. Back in August, Nike announced it was closing accounts at Fred Meyer, Zappos, Dillard’s, City Blue, VIM, EbLens, Belk, Bob’s Stores and Boscov’s. While those players were not insignificant,
0 Comments
Illinois moved another step back from the ratings brink Thursday afternoon, as Moody’s Investors Service revised the outlook to stable from negative on its Baa3 rating, which was affirmed. The action gives Illinois a bit of space above speculative-grade status, though the rating itself remains at the lowest investment grade. S&P Global Ratings on March
0 Comments
It was a bad day for Cathie Wood.  And it was a very strange trading day.  For weeks, stocks have been held hostage to Treasury yields, particularly the 10-year.  As yields moved up, stocks, particularly high-multiple megacap stocks, moved down.  If yields dropped, tech rallied. That relationship has broken down. Yields have been down three
0 Comments
The CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage on Wednesday defended a recent controversial move in a crosstown battle with rival Quicken Loans. UWM earlier this month said it would no longer work with any mortgage brokers who also conducted business with Quicken and another competitor, Fairway Independent Mortgage in Wisconsin. “I know how different people want
0 Comments
Municipals were firmer across the curve as the New York City Transitional Finance Authority repriced its $1 billion deal to double-digit lower yields and the primary and stronger U.S. Treasuries again helped to direct secondary markets stronger. The Investment Company Institute Wednesday reported another week of inflows with $2.234 billion coming into long-term municipal bond
0 Comments
Tiffany Hagler-Geard | Bloomberg | Getty Images Investors are finally getting a look at GameStop‘s fundamentals following a Reddit-fueled trading frenzy earlier this year. Here’s what the company did after the bell Tuesday. It released quarterly results that missed Wall Street’s estimates. In its latest executive shake-up, the company named former Amazon and Google executive
0 Comments