Bond market association


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Bond market association

An international trade association of broker/dealers and banks in US government and federal agency securities, municipal securities, mortgage-backed securities, and money market securities.

The Bond Market Association

Also called the BMA. A defunct trade association for investors in debt securities. Members of the Bond Market Association consisted of brokers, dealers, banks, and underwriters. The BMA set common practices for the industry, compiled statistics and other information, and lobbied governments. In 2006, the BMA formed the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association in a merger with the Securities Industry Association.

Bond Market Association

A nonprofit trade association for approximately 200 securities firms that underwrite, trade, and sell debt securities. The association compiles statistics, attempts to standardize market practices, and serves as an industry advocate before legislators and regulators.
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Green, "The Bond Market Association has worked tirelessly over the years to create and implement a well-functioning foundation which has enormously benefited issuers, investors and all market participants.
The Bond Market Association is an international trade association representing approximately 200 securities firms and banks that underwrite, distribute, and trade in fixed income securities in the U.
The degree of credit support is contingent upon the order of payment under subordination, which is determined once the junior classes of securities are issued (The Bond Market Association, 1998).
The Bond Market Association has developed a model based on the assumption that new mortgage loans are less likely to be prepaid than older loans.
Paul Saltzman, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, The Bond Market Association
The association supports a single federal standard and is ready to work with Congress in crafting a federal antipredatory lending law that uses clear and objective standards to address harmful lending abuses that occur in the subprime market segment," said Michael Williams, vice president of The Bond Market Association.
According to The Bond Market Association, long-term bond issuance is projected to reach $3.
1 billion in the year ago period on sharp volume gains in the refunding and new capital sectors, according to a report from The Bond Market Association.
A member of the Bond Market Association, Terenzi also earned FINRA's series 24, 7 and 63 licenses.
Green comes to the firm after a twenty year career at The Bond Market Association (BMA) serving as its President and CEO for seven years and most recently President and Co-CEO of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets which was formed by the merger of the BMA and the Securities Industry Association.
D'Arcy at a recent Bond Market Association meeting.
Issuers large enough to be hiring such staff would be better advised offering them alternatives such as Municipal Bonds by Robert Lamb and Stephen Rappaport or even that old workhorse, Fundamentals of Municipal Bonds, published by The Bond Market Association.