Sims Insights

Municipal Credit Should Improve Again In 2015
January 29, 2015

Municipal credit conditions improved in 2014, and are expected to continue through 2015. There will continue to be headlines about pension funding and Puerto Rico, but this report provides some insight on both situations.


HJ Sims’ 2015 Outlook
January 21, 2015

As you can see from our review last week of 2014, last year was an excellent one for both the bond market and the senior living industry. The environment is beginning to change for both fields; our 2015 outlook reflects our interpretation of those changes.


Housing Design Trends for Seniors: What to Expect in 2015
January 22, 2015

Housing trends for seniors saw some notable changes in 2014 – from the increased use of technology to innovation in senior care models. What will 2015 bring?


Municipal Bond Tidbits for The Year of 2014
January 15, 2015

There will be a more detailed wrap-up of 2014’s major municipal bond events next week, but with 2014 ended and looking forward to 2015, here are some quick observations.


What Did Investors Learn From Detroit’s Bankruptcy?
January 08, 2015

On December 10th, Detroit “exited” bankruptcy, and hundreds of billions of dollars were lost by the City’s investors. This report discusses what we learned, and as just as important, what we did not learn from Detroit’s bankruptcy.

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