Aaron Weitzman, The Bond Buyer

Aaron Weitzman

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New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Aaron:

A softer tone emerges out long, some concessions had on new deals

Tuesday’s data may not be indicative of where the economy is going and will likely be written off by the Federal Open Market Committee at its meeting, analysts say. → Read More

Bond insurance uptick driven by COVID concerns, taxable growth

A total of $14.8 billion of par has been wrapped by bond insurance through May of this year, compared to $9.76 billion through the end of May 2020. → Read More

New deals easily absorbed while inflows ebb

The Investment Company Institute reported another week of inflows, but at a lower clip than recent weeks with $541 million coming into municipal bond mutual funds. → Read More

Bond counsel rankings shuffle in Q1

Only three spots in the top 10 remained the same from a year ago, as issuance grew and firm positions changed in 2021. → Read More

Muni underwriters off to blistering start, as most firms gain market share

The top municipal bond underwriters of the first quarter of 2021 are well ahead of last year's record pace, as the country is starting to finally see the light at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic tunnel. → Read More

Munis steady; issuance will drop in holiday-shortened week

Both personal income and expenditures dropped in February, while personal consumption expenditures also came in weaker than expected, meaning inflation remains in check for now. → Read More

Light week for economic data; Texas manufacturing expanding at faster pace

With sparse economic data available, market participants will likely be focused on news from Washington and the continued effects of COVID-19, according to the economists at Deutsche Bank. → Read More

Stifel chief economist sees difficult path to recovery

Lindsey Piegza says politics and consumer's continued fear may make the recovery more difficult. → Read More

Manufacturing takes a hit and claims continue to rise with COVID cases

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's manufacturing index fell to a seventh- month low, while jobless claims hit a three-month high. → Read More

Experts want to see what FOMC thinks about GDP growth going forward

The Federal Open Market Committee meeting this week will not offer the chance of rate changes, but will bring a new dot plot, and economists are most interested in the GDP projections. → Read More

Could rising PPI push Fed to 'do more'?

Increases in producer and consumer prices on an annual basis, with a 0.3-point gain compared to last year may be a signal inflation will emerge and might force the Federal Reserve to act, economists said. → Read More

Jump in initial jobless claims a sign of what's to come, economists say

With rising COVID-19 cases and increasing local restrictions, jobless claims can be expected to continue rising, economists said. → Read More

Wells Fargo: 2021 will be ‘bumpy transition’ year

Strategists from both Wells Fargo Investment Institute and John Hancock have low expectations for inflation going forward. → Read More

Manufacturing survey shows ‘solid' but slower growth

The data continue to offer a mixed picture, with manufacturing expanding, services hurting, and while construction spending rose more than expected, it followed a downward revision to the previous month's number. → Read More

Rising prices a factor in 'rare miss' on pending home sale projections

Pending home sales unexpected declined in October, the second consecutive month they dropped. → Read More

What positive vaccine news means for the economy

Two vaccines seem effective and nearly ready for use, spurring talk of a return to normal. → Read More

Retail sales' miss 'concerning' as COVID-19 cases rise

October retail sales rose less than forecast, and with a new wave of rising infections, analysts worry that lost jobs and increased restrictions could hurt sales going forward. → Read More

Fed considers expanding emergency facilities

Fed Chair Jerome Powell says the discussion has begun, but no determination has been made. → Read More

Wednesday's indicators reveal 'more downbeat' economic data

Both the ADP employment report and the ISM services PMI came in below estimates, suggesting weakness in the recovery. → Read More

Who wins election won't matter much to markets, analyst says

The economy will bounce back and stimulus will be provided no matter who is in charge, RJ Gallo says. → Read More