Frontline: the warning

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Beige Book notes

Below are highlights from today’s Beige Book : stabilization or improvements in many sectors commercial real estate (CRE) weak no price or wage pressures – some deflationary pressure noted consumer spending weak but improving tourism remains weak and heavily discounted manufacturing activity picking up housing market conditions improving weak/declining loan demand – credit quality still [...]

Municipal Bond Calendar updates

Today we updated our muni bond database with more than 700 upcoming auctions totaling more than $37 billion in 47 states. A few of the largest issues include: $1.75BB and $1.3bb by State of California $1.37BB by Los Angeles Unified School District $1.1BB by City of New York $655MM by State of Hawaii $595MM by [...]

October 2009 edition of the Brinker Fixed Income Advisor is available online

The October 2009 edition of the Brinker Fixed Income Advisor is online at www.BrinkerAdvisor.com. This month we take a closer look at the huge gains realized through September of this year by a variety of fixed-income securities and provide our views on what investors should expect during the next few quarters. Our Model Portfolio performance [...]