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™
Merritt Research Services is a provider of municipal bond credit and issue information. Merritt Research Services provides key financial data and operating statistics on over 10,000 credits, with built-in access to official audit images including footnotes. Merritt Research Services also provides historical credit memos of particular relevance to understanding credits. Credit data is primarily delivered through Investortools’ CreditScope credit analysis system. By linking credits to issues to portfolio holdings, a fixed income team can access one common system where credit analysts maintain all their credit research, create accurate exposure analysis, and allow portfolio managers to analyze their holdings.
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Moody’s Ratings provide investors with a simple system of gradation by which future relative creditworthiness of securities may be gauged. Moody’s is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools, and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody’s Corporation is the parent company of Moody’s Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody’s Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services, and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management.
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MuniAxis is building the first municipal auction platform with the principles of openness and transparency at its core. MuniAxis is designed to provide an efficient transaction flow between buyer and seller of odd-lots — improving results for both.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
For more information, please visit www.yieldbook.com. The Yield Book is a registered service mark of The Yield Book Inc. and is registered in the U.S. and other countries. Citi is a trademark and service mark of Citigroup Inc. or its affiliates and are used and registered throughout the world.
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.
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