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Fitch Rates Preferred Shares of Western Municipal Closed End Fund

NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has assigned' AAA/F1' ratings to the variable rate demand preferred shares issued today by Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund Inc., a closed-end fund managed by Western Asset Management Company. Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund Inc.. The liquidity provider is Citibank, N.A..
Source: Business Wire
TABB Research Examines Growth in Corporate Bond ETFs, Bringing Order to Cash Bond Crisis

NEW YORK& LONDON---- In new research examining accelerating growth in the corporate bond exchange-traded fund market, which has seen assets under management rise more than $90 billion from 2009 to 2014, a nine-fold increase in aggregate and an annual 42% compound growth rate, TABB Group says bond ETFs can help institutional investors manage investment flows,...
Source: Business Wire
A warning for Republicans attacking Yellen: Kudlow

Republicans attacking Janet Yellen should be careful what they wish for, says Larry Kudlow.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Larry Kudlow
Yellen meets with conservative groups unhappy with Fed

WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met Friday with a group of conservative activists who are unhappy with the way the central bank is conducting its interest-rate policies. Yellen rejected the GOP criticism as unfounded. Representatives of the Heritage Foundation and Cato Institute also participated in the meeting.
Source: The Associated Press | By: By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer
GOP lawmakers accuse Yellen of playing politics

WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen came under fire Wednesday from House Republicans, who challenged the central bank's lack of accountability during her second day of testimony to Congress. After she gave her semiannual economic report, GOP lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee grilled Yellen with a basket of complaints.
Source: The Associated Press | By: By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer
The Fed word obsession  

Discussing the choice of words by the Federal Reserve, with CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow; CNBC's Steve Liesman; and Tony Crescenzi, PIMCO executive vice president
Source: CNBC.com
Yellen navigates tricky path on interest rates

WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the U.S. economy is making steady progress, but for now the Fed is sticking with patience in raising interest rates because the labor market is still healing and inflation is too low. In her semiannual economic report to Congress, Yellen sought to explain how the Fed would begin raising rates from...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer
Fitch: Closed-End Funds Welcome Volcker TOBs Delay

Federal Reserve board's extension of the period that banking entities have to comply with the covered funds section of the Volcker Rule until July 2017 provides some breathing room for the sponsored $20 billion non-proprietary tender option bond market, according to Fitch Ratings. CEFs issued approximately $10.1 billion in TOB floaters across 156...
Source: Business Wire
CUSIP Request Volume Projects Sluggish Corporate Bond Issuance in Q1

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- CUSIP Global Services today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for January 2015. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, suggests a possible slowdown in U.S. and international corporate debt issuance and an increase...
Source: PR Newswire
Beneficial Bancorp, Inc. Announces Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014 Results

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 5, 2015-- Beneficial Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of Beneficial Bank, today announced net income of $4.5 million and $18.0 million, or $0.06 and $0.24 per diluted share, for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014, respectively, compared to $3.0 million and $12.6 million, or $0.04 and $0.17 per diluted share, for the quarter and year ended...
Source: Globe Newswire