Joe Mysak is a columnist for Bloomberg News. Formerly, he worked at The Bond Buyer as editor and publisher, as editor of American Banker, and also as editor of both Grant's Municipal Bond Observer and Grant's Municipal Bond Issuer. He wrote The Guidebook to Muncipal Bonds with George J. Marlin and edited The Bond Buyer's centennial edition.
Foreword (Michael R. Bloomberg
Chapter 1: Getting Started.
Chapter 2: Choosing Your Method of Sale.
Negotiated or competitive?
Chapter 3: Getting Advice.
What your financial adviser can do for you.
Chapter 4: How to Sell Bonds the Right Way.
Paying the lowest interest cost.
Chapter 5: The Role of the Underwriter.
Watch what they do.
Chapter 6: How to Get into Trouble.
You are responsible for your bonds.
Chapter 7: The Bond Counsel.
Chapter 8: Who Buys Your Bonds?
A smaller group than you'd think.
Chapter 9: Public Relations.
How to win bond elections.
Chapter 10: What Happens in a Bond Sale.
Step by step.
Chapter 11: Credit Ratings.
A continuing relationship.
Chapter 12: After the Sale.
Don't get burned.
Resources and Glossary.