Mergent, Inc. is a leading provider of business and financial data on publicly listed global companies. For over 100 years, Mergent has been a trusted partner to academic, corporate, and financial research professionals and institutions worldwide. Today, Mergent is creating global financial data solutions daily, combining expertise with the latest technology for clients.
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Merritt Research Services, LLC
Merritt Research Services, LLC is an independent research and data provider focused primarily on credit information related to municipal bonds. Our goal is to provide and maintain the highest-quality set of comprehensive financial and supplemental data in the municipal finance industry; data that is ready for basic and advanced analytical evaluation, statistical comparisons and modeling.
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Moody's Analytics Structured Finance API Library provides cash flow data, for structured credit holdings, to Investortools' proprietary risk analytics platform which provides risk measures and cash flow modeling for Investortools' client portfolios.
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MuniAxis is designed to provide an efficient transaction flow between sellers and buyers, particularly small blocks of bonds - improving results for all participants.
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Municipal Bond Information Services
MBIS is a group of eleven firms, including ten that specialize in municipal inter-dealer brokerage, that have assembled to create a consortium for the purpose of aggregating the market data generated by businesses of these entities.
MBIS’ goal is to promote improved municipal market price transparency and enhance monitoring and pricing practices through a variety of approaches and services offered:
Reach a broad audience of Municipal Market Investors and Market Professionals with data that will improve their understanding of market pricing, available inventory, and assist them in making more informed investment decisions.
Improve the quality of municipal market information within Institutions to improve operating processes related to valuation and price monitoring of key accounting and client reporting systems.
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MUNICIPAL SECURITIES RULEMAKING BOARD
The MSRB protects investors, state and local governments, other municipal entities, and the public interest by promoting a fair and efficient municipal securities market. The MSRB fulfills this mission by regulating the municipal securities firms, banks, and municipal advisors that engage in municipal securities and advisory activities. To further protect market participants, the MSRB provides market transparency through its Electronic Municipal Market Access(EMMA®)website, the official repository for information on all municipal bonds.
For more information, please visit the MSRB.
MuniNet Guide is a municipal research website focusing on state and local government, public finance, municipal bonds, and U.S. demographic and employment trends. MuniNet provides cutting-edge, unique commentaries and perspectives on timely municipal topics, including fiscal distress, Chapter 9, and public pensions, as well as links and articles pertaining to the various sectors of the municipal bond market – including education, healthcare, housing, infrastructure, and more. The site also streamlines data on U.S. states, counties and cities, providing a snapshot view of local demographic, economic, and employment trends.
For more information, please visit MuniNetGuide.com.
RMG FINANCIAL CONSULTING
Founded in 2003, RMG Financial Consulting provides credit risk management services and related products to power producers, utilities, energy traders, oil companies, natural gas producers and pipelines, municipal utilities, power cooperatives, and others in the financial and energy industry. Their services and products are tailored to credit professionals in the energy industry, and they recognize the importance of our independence as an objective third party, which is reflected in their in-depth credit reports and credit scoring.
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S&P DOW JONES INDICES
S&P Dow Jones Indices is the largest global resource for essential index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average® . More assets are invested in products based on our indices than products based on indices from any other provider in the world. Since Charles Dow invented the first index in 1884, S&P DJI has become home to over 1,000,000 indices across the spectrum of asset classes that have helped define the way investors measure and trade the markets.
S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence.
For more information, visit www.spdji.com.
Securities Quote xchange
Securities Quote Xchange (SQX) offers a web-based solution that allows downloading of end-of-day price quotes, and streams them directly into the firm’s back office systems via Excel or sFTP. SQX currently maintains a relationship with over 400 domestic and foreign dealers, who provide clients with pricing data on fixed income instruments, swaps and OTC options through SQX. Beginning in 2015, SQX has offered daily end of day Fixed Income and Derivative Price Evaluations. In the fall of 2016, SQX teamed up with Mergent, allowing for an even broader range of Fixed Income Price Evaluations along with Mergent data.
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THE YIELD BOOK®
The Yield Book is the trusted and authoritative source for fixed income analytics that enables market makers and institutional investors to perform complex and accurate portfolio analysis and risk management. Now in its third decade, The Yield Book carries on its legacy of helping clients distill large quantities of complex data in order to reach a decision point.
The Yield Book’s leading models are developed in collaboration with Citi research and strategy teams, and used by Citi’s own traders. Yield Book products offer analytical insight into an extensive range of financial products in the fixed income space including Governments, Agencies, Corporates, High-Yield, Emerging Markets, Mortgages, ABS, CMBS, CMOs, and Derivatives. Powerful technology utilizing dedicated centralized servers ensures reliable, prompt data delivery. The Yield Book’s global team of analysts and engineers provide training, analytics, usage, and technical support to customers around the world.
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THOMSON REUTERS TM3
Thomson Municipal Market Monitor (TM3) comprises several key elements: news, primary market information, MMD proprietary yield curves and commentary, MSRB trade reporting tools, MuniView CUSIP and deal lookup functions, MuniStatements, and the MMD VRDN network, from which the SIFMA index is derived.
For more information, please visit Thomson Reuters TM3.