MSRB Podcast


Professional Qualifications - A Conversation about MSRB Rule G-3

Posted: 4/23/2019

MSRB professional qualification standards establish baseline knowledge and competency requirements for municipal market professionals. Learn more about how the MSRB protects investors and state and local governments that engage in municipal bond transactions by ensuring individuals engaging in municipal dealer and advisory activities meet minimum qualifications.

A Conversation About Yield Curves

Posted: 4/9/2019

The municipal securities market is composed of more than one million unique bonds, each with its own specific structural characteristics, ratings and yields. Market benchmarks such as yield curves, provide sector-specific or broad market information about the general level of municipal interest rates. Not all benchmarks and yield curves are created equal. Hear about how different yield curves are used to evaluate a bond’s yield or performance.

Being Regulated – An Introduction for Municipal Advisors

Posted: 2/5/2014

What does it mean for municipal advisors to be regulated? This episode explains the importance of registration with securities regulators and the nature of MSRB rules. Municipal advisors can also find out how to participate in the rulemaking process and stay informed about new MSRB rules and interpretive guidance.

Providing Disclosure Information to Investors

Posted: 2/5/2014

This episode discusses why disclosure of information by municipal securities issuers is important for investors. It reviews the common types of disclosures and covers steps for making continuing disclosures available for investors on the MSRB’s Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA®) website.