FACTBOX-Municipal bond issuers with widest credit spreads

Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:31pm EDT

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 NEW YORK, June 21 (Reuters) - The following are the 10 municipal bond
issuers with the widest spreads for 10-year bonds over Municipal Market Data's
benchmark triple-A scale.
ISSUER      WEEKLY     YEARLY    OUTSTANDING    UNFUNDED     S&P      MOODY'S
         SPREAD*    AVERAGE   TAX-SUPPORTED  DBT PENSION  RATING   RATING
Puerto Rico   225       203.7     $40 bln       $24 bln      BBB      A3
Illinois      174       175.5     $24 bln       $62 bln      A+       A1
California     95       106.3     $87 bln       $50 bln      A-       A1
Michigan       80        81.2     $7 bln        $12 bln      AA-      Aa2
Nevada         70        68.0     $2 bln        $2 bln       AA       Aa2
New Jersey     65        54.7     $32 bln       $37 bln      AA-      Aa3
D.C.           60        57.3     $6.4 bln      $0           A+       Aa2
N.Y. City      47        55.7     $61 bln       $76-122 bln  AA       Aa2
Rhode Isl.     47        45.9     $2 bln        $4 bln       AA       Aa2
Ohio           38        31.9     $11 bln       $2.9 bln     AA+      Aa1
 *In basis points for the week ended June 17, 2011, Sources: Municipal
MarketData, Moody's Investors Service, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services,
local government budget reports, official statements
 (Reporting by Caryn Trokie; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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