Market Commentary

24 Oct 2019
Greg Johnson, CIPMA

Economic Metrics Send Mixed Signals

Heading into the Federal Open Market Committee meeting next week, a variety of economic data and trends are being closely monitored
10 Oct 2019
Joel Sutter, CIPMA

Global Economies Experiencing Slower Growth and Continuing Risks

The United States and other countries around the globe are experiencing slower growth, while trade tensions and political events continue to pose risks of recession. Meanwhile, interest rates on municipal bonds and other forms of debt remain at very low levels, and some economists believe they could go even lower.
27 Sep 2019
Melissa Buck

Market Recap

As widely expected, the Fed cut rates another 25 bps last week. What was not so expected is what some are calling the “Great Repo Fiasco,” when early last week banks were unwilling or unable to lend on a collateralized basis, even with the potential of almost risk-free returns.
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.

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

November 20, 2019
Ehlers' Wisconsin Training Center

Ehlers’ Education Academy

Join guest speakers from Moody's Investors Service, Quarles & Brady, and the Wisconsin Policy Forum as we tackle important issues facing Wisconsin public school business officials.
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.