When you are a business reporter anywhere in the US covering public companies, remember that any story in the news can have a business angle. In most cases the challenge is to localize it to your area. Here are three ideas for how you can do that using data that is readily available in public [...]
Understanding the muni bond market can make you a better reporter, even if you never write about bonds. If you are writing about the bonds, great, but if not, these documents are also really useful if you are covering state or local governments, charities, hospitals, transportation authorities, school districts, or public utilities, or any corporation that borrows money in the muni bond market.