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New Series (Part Six): Municipal Bond Credit Stress, Bankruptcies, and Worse—Puerto Rico: Lessons Learned from a Distressed Territory

December 16, 2014

In the sixth installment of a new series including seven videos, Investortools interviewed Jim Spiotto about the increasing concerns surrounding municipal bond creditworthiness. This episode focused on lessons to be learned from Puerto Rico's long slide into debt and the recent plunge in market price of Puerto Rican municipal bonds. The conversation included the following topics:

  1. No Bankruptcy Authority
  2. Debt Recovery Act
  3. Preventive Measures
  4. Puerto Rico's Underground Economy

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The other installments of Jim's interview are available at the links below.

Part one of the series is available here.

Part two of the series is available here.

Part three of the series is available here.

Part four of the series is available here.

Part five of the series is available here.

Part seven of the series is available here.