Market Commentary

8 Jan 2020
Greg Johnson, CIPMA

2019 Review

Pent up demand for municipal bonds and declines in yields are a favorable combination for issuers entering 2020, coming off a year where municipal bond volume exceeded $400 billion for the fourth time in ten years.
18 Dec 2019
Joel Sutter, CIPMA

The Fed Hits “Pause”

Recession fears seem to be easing, and the Fed appears to be poised to hold rates steady for an extended period. Meanwhile, the municipal bond market is finishing a busy year and expectations for next year include high volume of new bonds, increasing issuance of taxable bonds, and strong demand.
4 Dec 2019
Melissa Buck

Muni Market Recap

Although it was a quiet week for the muni market last week, this week sees the largest supply of new money bonds in the past two years – a whopping $17.4 billion of mostly taxable bonds are slated for sale by the end of the week, which many believe will be very well received (and priced).
25 Nov 2019
Jonathan Schatz

Economic Overview

The most common interpretations by various market observers of the meeting minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) October 30th meeting seem to indicate any additional action this year on the target range for the federal funds rate is unlikely.

Press Releases

4 Oct 2019

Wilkie named to
Women in Public Finance
Board

Senior Disclosure Coordinator Emily Wilkie was named to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Chapter of Women in Public Finance.
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.

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

February 20-21, 2020
Kalahari Resort & Convention Center

WI Public Finance Seminar

Join public finance and community development professionals from across the state as we explore the fundamentals and nuances of Tax Increment Financing, Bond Issuance and Debt Management, and Economic Development & Redevelopment.
February 21, 2020
The University Club of Denver

Colorado Public Finance Seminar

Join Ehlers' Municipal Advisor team as we explore the many facets of Colorado Metropolitan Districts and how they can best be leveraged for your community's economic development initiatives. The seminar is free and lunch will be served! Public Parking is available adjacent to the University Club. Attendees will receive a discounted rate.