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New Series (Part Seven): Municipal Bond Credit Stress, Bankruptcies, and Worse—The Main Lessons from Detroit & Puerto Rico

December 19, 2014

In the seventh and final installment of this new series, Investortools interviewed Jim Spiotto about the increasing concerns surrounding municipal bond creditworthiness. In this episode, Jim explained the main lessons learned from the municipal distress in Detroit and Puerto Rico:

  1. Early Detection and Addressing Problems before They Become Too Large
  2. Remembering Where You Come From: Municipal Finance, Disclosure, and Fulfilling Obligations

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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 six of the series is available here.