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2013-11-18 23:25:57

United States Government no longer issue paper bond certificates which can make them more valuable as a collectible vs. redeeming them with the United States Treasury. Washington DC (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Scripophily.com ®, the Internet’s largest buyer and seller of collectible stock and bond certificates, has launched three additional websites to acquire paper United States Government issued Bearer Bonds (BearerBonds.pro), Treasury Bonds (TreasuryBonds.pro) and Savings Bonds...

2013-08-20 23:23:41

United States Savings Bonds are becoming very collectible since the U.S. Treasury is no longer issuing them in paper form. Most bonds have been redeemed and destroyed. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Scripophily.com ®, the Internet’s largest buyer and seller of collectible stock and bond certificates, has launched a separate section of its website for authentic United States Savings Bonds. Savings bonds are debt securities issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to...

2013-07-30 20:20:20

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and National Association of County (NACo) officials, along with a larger Coalition to save municipal bonds, today met with Illinois Congressman Randy Hultgren and Maryland Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger to thank the Congressional members for their leadership in the effort to beat back attempts to eliminate or cap the deduction on tax-exempt municipal bond interest in the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget...

2013-03-14 16:22:13

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bipartisan resolution introduced today in the United Stated House of Representatives by Reps. Lee Terry (R-NE) and Richard Neal (D-MA) recognizes the successful role that municipal bonds have played in allowing cities, counties and states to build and maintain America's public infrastructure. The House Resolution commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the Federal tax exemption for municipal bonds and recognizes the "important...

2013-02-20 16:24:22

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is from Clarence Anthony, executive director of the National League of Cities (NLC) in response to today's White House announcement on infrastructure investment: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NLCLOGO) "NLC supports the President's efforts to put people to work while repairing and expanding our national infrastructure. Numerous studies have shown that our nation's infrastructure is badly in...

2013-02-13 12:21:05

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Municipal Bonds for America (MBFA), a coalition of municipal officials, issuers, broker /dealers, and other bond market participants, issued the following statement regarding President Obama's remarks regarding infrastructure the State of the Union Speech: Last night, President Obama called on Congress to invest in the nation's infrastructure, focusing on repairing the nation's broken roads and bridges. The President called for a...

2012-10-10 07:22:19

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of municipal market professionals representing dealers, issuers and local leaders announced plans today to launch Municipal Bonds for America, a national coalition committed to protect the tax exempt status of municipal bonds. Municipal Bonds for America is being launched just days after the 99(th )anniversary of the Revenue Act of 1913, which was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on October 3, 1913. The Revenue Act of 1913...

2012-09-26 06:21:40

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Ottawa should issue more real-return bonds (RRBs) to satisfy investor demand and lower its borrowing costs, among other benefits, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "More RRBs Please! Why Ottawa Should Issue More Inflation-Indexed Bonds," Philippe Bergevin and William B.P. Robson argue that Canada's federal government, which began issuing RRBs in 1991, should issue more RRBs, of more types, than currently planned. "For...