Far West bond-watch

Marois, Michael B.; Figler, Andrea
January 2000
Bond Buyer;01/07/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30803, p25
Trade Publication
Reports on the developments in the Far West United States bond market as of January 7, 2000. Includes policy and legislative reforms to be introduced by California state controller Kathleen Connell; Upgrading of the rating of Summit Medical Center by Moody's Investors Service; Delay in the merger between Zions Bancorp and First Security Corp.


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