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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Puerto Rico’s Structural Problems Are Similar to Greece’s

    Puerto Rico shares a story similar to Greece’s (GREK) in terms of its dismal economic performance and exacerbated debt issues.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Puerto Rico Records Largest Bankruptcy among US Municipalities

    Despite its bankruptcy filing, Puerto Rico has the option to negotiate with its creditors outside the court. It could go through a process equivalent to a Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Puerto Rico’s Increasing Defaults Lead to Bankruptcy in 2017

    The board overseeing Puerto Rico (PZT) (HYMB) filed for bankruptcy protection in a much-anticipated move in 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Are Investors Flocking to Safer Bonds?

    Treasuries recorded a spike in their yields last year due to the sell-off after Donald Trump’s victory.

    By VanEck
  • Financials

    Overview: Puerto Rico’s unique economy impacts investor returns

    Likewise, while municipal bonds have outperformed the S&P 500 Index and bonds with comparable ratings, Puerto Rico munis have under performed in comparison.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Financials

    Why is Puerto Rico’s economy unique compared to mainland U.S.?

    Public corporations account for about 40% of the total outstanding debt of Puerto Rico.

    By Phalguni Soni
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