Wisconsin drew 15 bids and new investor interest on its first green-designated bonds as it stepped into a growing primary market Wednesday with $80 million of its triple-A state revolving fund bonds. Barclays submitted the winning bid on the competitive sale with a true interest cost of 2.64%. The cover bid came from Morgan Stanley
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Over the years, it became accepted wisdom that Bitcoin was a store of value, and that it could work as a hedge against market fluctuations. However, this has not turned out to be the case during the course of the current prolonged market turmoil. After the oil price crash on Monday, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency
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Oil pumping jacks, also known as “nodding donkeys”, operate in an oilfield near Almetyevsk, Tatarstan, Russia, on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg | Getty Images This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Trading in the United States Oil Fund, a popular exchange-traded security known for its ‘USO’ ticker which is
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Prospective home buyers arrive with a realtor to a house for sale in Dunlap, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Sales of existing homes fell a wider than expected 8.5% in March compared with February to an annualized pace of 5.27 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors’ seasonally adjusted index.
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As California and America look forward to relaxing restrictions, it’s time to look ahead to meeting the onrushing financial crisis. The coronavirus has created such a massive disruption to the world’s stock markets that almost all California public employee defined-benefit pension plans will never recover. At a minimum, they must be put on a fiscal
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Halliburton (HAL) – The oilfield services company reported quarterly profit of 31 cents per share, 7 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also beat Wall Street forecasts. Halliburton warned North American activity will sharply decline during the current quarter, due to oversupply and
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Flooding resulting from Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. Harriet Taylor | CNBC Nothing can compare to the crushing economic tsunami created by the coronavirus pandemic, but in the housing market specifically, there are some parallels to natural disasters. Lessons learned from those devastating events are helping the industry cope now. In 2017, after Hurricane Harvey
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urbazon | Getty Images More than 2.9 million homeowners have taken advantage of a program designed to provide relief to holders of government-backed mortgages, part of the coronavirus CARES Act relief package. This represents 5.5% of all active mortgages, according to Black Knight, a mortgage data and analytics company that is now tracking the growing
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