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Notes on the 2017 Massachusetts Investor Conference (Part 2)

Affordable Housing. According to U.S. News and World Report, Massachusetts ranks as the best state in the nation in 2017, with top 5 scores in education, health care and economy. All around the state, there has been a resurgence in … Continue reading

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Notes on the 2017 Massachusetts Investor Conference (Part 1)

The Massachusetts economy is experiencing its most robust expansion since the late 1980s. Third quarter GDP growth was clocked at 5.9%, according to Mass Benchmarks. Leading indicators anticipate 2017 fourth quarter GDP growth of 3.3% and 2018 first quarter growth … Continue reading

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2016 Mass Investor Conference (Part 3): the MWRA

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) was created by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Act, Chapter 372 of the Acts of 1984 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Its operating territory covers 61 communities (i.e. cities, towns and special purpose entities) … Continue reading

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2016 Mass Investor Conference (Part 2): the MBTA

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA or the Authority) is a body politic and corporate and a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  It is also a component of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.  Created in 1964, it is … Continue reading

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Notes and Analysis from the 2016 Mass. Investor Conference – Part 1

The Conference was held on December 7, 2016.

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Notes from the 2015 Massachusetts Investor Conference

Author’s Note:  Municipal bonds have been on my radar for some time, even though my focus has been on stocks and corporate bonds.  I have attended the Massachusetts  Investor Conference for the past four years, as a way to learn about … Continue reading

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