Market Commentary

12 Sep 2019
Jonathan Schatz

Economic Overview

Muni volumes increase as issuers look to take advantage of low interest rates and we unpack the potentially disastrous cuts to Federal transportation grants looming at the end of the fiscal year.
29 Aug 2019
Brian Reilly, CFA, CIPMA

Long-Term U.S. Interest Rates Reach All-Time Lows

Interest rates in the U.S. aren’t yet negative, but some benchmark rates have reached all-time lows.
7 Aug 2019
Greg Johnson, CIPMA

Equity Markets are Volatile, but Municipal Bond Yields Continue to Decline

U.S. equity markets have shown weakness as of late as investors digest global disruptions. Meanwhile, the news remains positive for municipal bond yields amid a surge in municipal bond volume.
25 Jul 2019
Joel Sutter, CIPMA

Rate Cut Expected While Muni Yields Go Lower

The financial markets are expecting that the Fed will decrease the federal funds rate at their meeting next week – for the first time in over ten years. Meanwhile, yields on muni bonds have continued to decline; we explain some of the factors causing the surprising declines in yields that have occurred in 2019.

Press Releases

3 Jun 2019

Ehlers Welcomes
Jerry Dudzik

Ehlers announced today that Senior Municipal Advisor Jerry Dudzik joined the firm’s Education Finance Team.  Jerry brings more than 20 years’ experience as a Wisconsin school business official to his role with Ehlers.
14 May 2019

Ehlers Announces
New Hires

Ehlers hires additional advisors and financial professionals, renewing its commitment to exclusively serve public sector companies and positioning itself for growth.
7 Feb 2019

Ehlers Introduces
Brand Refresh

“Our brand identity needs to represent the core of who we are as a company and demonstrate to our clients and their constituents why we exist,” said Ehlers Companies President Jeff Eaton.

In the News

Minnesota Cities Magazine

Brian Reilly, CFA, CIMPA Offers Tips For Financial Management Planning

Financial management planning is a smart, comprehensive way for your city to set a sustainable course for fiscal stability over a five- to 10-year horizon.

Client Alerts

13 Sep 2019

Fraudulent E-Mail Alert

Many Ehlers' clients and contacts may have received an email from firm Principal and Senior Municipal Advisor James Mann with the subject line "EHLERS-INC". The email is fraudulent. Please delete the message immediately.

Events

September 17-19, 2019
Wisconsin Communities Near You!

Wisconsin Levy Limit Workshops

Join us for an informative session where you'll learn how to correctly calculate your community's allowable limit under current state limits.