Preparing To Asset-strip Local Government? The Fed’s Bizarre New Rules

In an inscrutable move that has alarmed state treasurers, the Federal Reserve, along with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, just changed the liquidity requirements for the nation’s largest banks. Municipal bonds, long considered safe liquid investments, have been eliminated from the …

‘Q1 roundup 2/3: Underwriter league table for Q1 – SEB out in front followed closely by, Morgan Stanley, Credit Agricole and DB’

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Q1 roundup 2/3: Underwriter league table for Q1 – SEB out in front followed closely by, Morgan Stanley, Credit Agricole and DB‘ By Bridget Boulle As part of our Q1 roundup, here is the league table of the largest underwriters in 2014 so …

[Climate Bonds] China’s State Council (the Chinese govt’s cabinet) has decided to encourage green corporate bonds as part of its financial market reforms. Bravo! Will the EU and the US follow?

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘China’s State Council (the Chinese govt’s cabinet) has decided to encourage green corporate bonds as part of its financial market reforms. Bravo! Will the EU and the US follow?’China’s State Council, the Chinese Government’s cabinet, last week published an important and comprehensive plan …

Mosaic Launches Solar Schools Program with New Project in Sunshine State First Project on University of Florida Housing Offers 4.4%* Return

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Inquiries: Lisa Curtis / 510-872-9269 / [email protected] / www.joinmosaic.com *Photos and logos are available at http://tinyurl.com/mosaic-pictures *VIDEO:http://bit.ly/10gNb41 Mosaic Launches Solar Schools Program with New Project in Sunshine State First Project on University of Florida Housing Offers 4.4%* Return OAKLAND, CA — (June 4, 2013) Mosaic, an online marketplace that connects investors to high-quality …

Mosaic Launches Solar Schools Program with New Project in Sunshine State

Media Inquiries: Lisa Curtis / 510-872-9269 / [email protected] / www.joinmosaic.com *Photos and logos are available at http://tinyurl.com/mosaic-pictures *VIDEO:http://bit.ly/10gNb41 Mosaic Launches Solar Schools Program with New Project in Sunshine State First Project on University of Florida Housing Offers 4.4%* Return OAKLAND, CA — (June 4, 2013) Mosaic, an online marketplace that connects investors to high-quality solar projects, has …

Suzlon issues $650m wind bond, credit-enhanced by State Bank of India – first step in growing an Indian corp climate bond mkt?

Suzlon issues $650m wind bond, credit-enhanced by State Bank of India – first step in growing an Indian corp climate bond mkt? Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog USD-denominated, 5 year, 4.97%, Baa2. India had been trying to get a corporate bond market going for 15 years – search “growing …

“UK to investigate whether pension providers are competing on charges” from IPE News, Jan. 17

  UK to investigate whether pension providers are competing on charges   UK – OFT probe comes as part of ‘growing focus’ on fees, pension association says.   Read more…         European Parliament approves new rules for ratings agencies   Equities, corporate bonds drive returns for Austrian …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Søren Bertelsen

An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Søren Bertelsen, CFA, Chief Portfolio Manager, BI SICAV Global Emerging Markets Debt SRI, Denmark – June 24, 2011 By Geoffrey on June 23, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions …