Andrea Riquier, Moneyish

Andrea Riquier


Mountain View, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Andrea:

Municipal defaults are creeping up, suggesting more bondholder pain to come

On the cusp of monetary policy tightening, municipal-bond defaults have been ticking higher, suggesting some structural problems with the business models... → Read More

5 Midwest states want to lead the transition to electrification

Governors of five Midwestern states sign an agreement pledging to create an electric vehicle charging network across the region, and cooperate to further... → Read More

What happens if the U.S. defaults on its debt?

September 30 marks the end of the federal government’s fiscal year, and the deadline for Congress to pass a funding measure. The debt ceiling, which is the... → Read More

U.S. state tax revenues end 2021 higher than 2019, report finds

Tax collections in fiscal 2021 beat not just last year, but 2019 as well, thanks to buoyant consumer confidence, an improving economy and federal stimulus → Read More

Chicago gambled on getting more federal stimulus. Now $500 million will pay off short-term borrowing

The city of Chicago bought itself time last December by temporarily plugging a budget hole with debt. Its gamble worked, but was that at the expense of... → Read More

‘You shouldn’t just let them go without a fight’: Why the U.S. can’t lose its Black middle-class neighborhoods

'These neighborhoods can be saved for a lot less money than it would take to bring them back if we let them go,' says Alan Mallach. → Read More

Dow, S&P 500 clinch new records after blockbuster jobs report

U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index sweeping to fresh highs after U.S. payrolls trounced... → Read More

Climate risk is hitting home for state and local governments

Across the U.S., state and local governments and the bond market that helps them are taking increasingly proactive, if piecemeal, steps toward making their... → Read More

‘Build America Bonds’ are the key to the infrastructure bill, Scott Minerd says

This institutional investor thinks there's a lot to like about the U.S. bringing back an infrastructure finance program that worked in the Great Recession -... → Read More

Stocks close with a round of records, Dow clinches 35,000

U.S. stocks swept to another round of records Monday as investors awaited corporate earnings, an update from the Federal Reserve, and a reading on inflation.... → Read More

‘Trying to strangle local governments:’ What happens when states and their cities become adversaries?

Is state-level tax activism starving local communities of services they need, including public safety? → Read More

Stocks open higher as investors digest records, OPEC stalemate

U.S. stocks were modestly water at the start of trading in a holiday-shortened week as investors paused to digest a recent string of records and the... → Read More

Public libraries need $32 billion for capital improvements, study finds

Public libraries in the U.S. need $32 billion for construction and renovation, according to a report from the American Library Association, and if left at... → Read More

Cybersecurity risks are growing for state and local governments, report finds

The smaller the entity, the more vulnerable it's likely to be, Moody's report says → Read More

Public pensions won’t earn as much from investments in the future. Here’s why that matters

State pension systems dropped the rate of return they assume for their investment portfolios again, continuing a two-decade long trend that public-finance... → Read More

Federal stimulus is a ‘lifeline’ for communities whacked by the corona-crisis, as scars of 2008 linger

Communities across the country are taking the lessons from the Great Recession to heart as they dig out from the financial mess left by the coronavirus... → Read More

The fight over SALT is heating up. What’s next?

The State and Local Tax deduction cap is a lightning rod, pitting higher-cost, mostly blue states against those who think it represents preferential... → Read More

CDC announcement lifts cruise-line operators, but few travel ETFs

Shares of cruise-line operators charged higher Thursday as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said cruise ships might sail as soon as the summer.... → Read More

Stocks sharply higher Thursday after tech earnings rout and Fed guidance

Stocks roared higher at the open Thursday one day after a set of blowout tech earnings and a pledge from the Federal Reserve to leave monetary policy easy... → Read More

Stocks open higher, look to add to records amid busy week for earnings

U.S. equity benchmarks opened mostly higher Tuesday, one day after setting a pair of records and on the second day of the busiest week for corporate earnings... → Read More