SourceMedia Introduces the Bond Buyer Data Workstation

<i>For the first time, municipal market participants can access dynamic, interactive secondary-market data from directly within the Bond Buyer experience; partnership With Municipal Bond Information Services will provide exclusive real-time market data and analytics</i>

NEW YORK, NY – (September 26, 2017)The Bond Buyer, the primary source of news, analysis and insight for municipal professionals, has announced the upcoming release of the Bond Buyer Data Workstation, a new service that gives subscribers access to dynamic, interactive secondary-market data from directly within the Bond Buyer experience.

The new Bond Buyer Data Workstation provides a comprehensive and transparent view of the municipal market that supports compliance needs and informs decision-making. Data is delivered throughout the market day to Bond Buyer Data Workstation subscribers through a partnership with Municipal Bond Information Services (MBIS).

Key features of Bond Buyer Data Workstation include:

  • A high-level view of market activity and one-click access to the transactions moving the AP-MBIS yield curve
  • Increased visibility into the broad muni market through a critical mass of institutional quotes
  • Intraday market snapshots that track benchmark yields and spreads
  • Ability to cross-reference data and analysis — moving back and forth between Bond Buyer’s market-leading coverage and related data
  • Access to issuer profiles that show secondary market activity across an issuer’s outstanding debt, and much more

“Our subscribers asked for new and better data, and we’ve listened,” said Michael Scarchilli, Editor in Chief of The Bond Buyer. “For the first time, the municipal market community can access timely market information right alongside Bond Buyer’s trusted news and market analysis and enabling all market participants — issuer and advisor, sell side and buy side — to make better-informed decisions.”

Attendees at SourceMedia’s California Public Finance Conference received a preview of Bond Buyer Data Workstation today, with formal release scheduled for October 10, 2017. Click here for a brief tour of the Bond Buyer Data Workstation. Or contact Vanessa Kim at 212-803-8474 for more information.

About The Bond Buyer

The Bond Buyer is the only independent information resource serving the municipal finance community. Its comprehensive paid-subscription news, analysis and data service is unique in the industry, meeting the needs of a full spectrum of senior industry professionals through its website, e-newsletters and alerts, and daily print edition. The Bond Buyer's 10 annual conferences offer in-depth education about cutting-edge public-finance topics, ranging from local government finance and budgeting to capital-raising to large-scale funding of the nation's transportation, health care, higher education and public utilities infrastructure.

About SourceMedia

SourceMedia, an Observer Capital company, is an innovative, growing digital business information and performance media company serving senior-level professionals in the financial, technology and healthcare sectors. Brands include American Banker, PaymentsSource, The Bond Buyer, Financial Planning, Accounting Today, Mergers & Acquisitions, National Mortgage News, Employee Benefit News and Health Data Management.

About MBIS

Municipal Bond Information Services, LLC was formed in direct response to the concerns raised in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Report on the Municipal Securities Market of July 2012. Its products and services are designed to address deficiencies that are attributable, in part, to limited price transparency in the municipal bond markets. The MBIS consortium brings together some of the largest brokerage services and alternative trading systems (ATS) in the municipal bond market, including: ABBI Holdings, LLC,Butler Muni, LLC, Hartfield, Titus & Donnelly, LLC,RW Smith and Associates ,Regional Brokers, Inc,Sentinel Brokers Company, Inc., Stark Municipal Brokers, Tradeweb Markets, LLC, Tradition Asiel (North America) Inc., and Tullett Prebon Financial Services, LLC. Ron Valinoti, founder of Triangle Park Capital Markets Data, a market information services company, manages the business operations for MBIS Brokerage partners.

About AP

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world's population sees news from AP. On the web: AP and MBIS created the AP/MBIS Municipal Bond Index in partnership.

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