Cate Long

Cate Long


I lead a research service for Puerto Rico bondholders. Former contributor to Reuters.

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Puerto Rico awaits first procurements to add 3.75 GW solar, 1.5 GW storage [Finally some progress but would be ironic if Prepa chooses Chinese suppliers] #muniland 

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"In loving memory of Curry". Someone created a memorial to their beloved yellow lab at the Mighty Hudson River. I can totally relate.

EU restates its desire to move away from reliance on US dollar. I'm contrarian & think this will be best for US in long run (because Fed has to act as lender of last resort to entire global financial system) but will require US to have fiscal discipline

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Social media site @parler_app  apparently has migrated to same host as GAB and CEO posted a message. Their lawsuit against Amazon allegedly shows AWS had a bigger problem with Trump migrating over than unmoderated content.

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"A nation that continues to spend more & more on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death. Every nation must now develop an overriding loyalty to mankind as a whole" #MartinLutherKing  on war & racial injustice.

Massive potential breakthrough: Batteries capable of fully charging in five minutes have been produced in a factory for the first time, marking a significant step towards electric cars becoming as fast to charge as filling up petrol or diesel vehicles.

@MSRB_News  describes "two active EMMA Labs: a keyword search engine for disclosure documents submitted to EMMA as unstructured PDFs, and a market data analysis dashboard to monitor market trends and patterns..." Woohoo. #muniland 

Title lll court sets briefing dates for OBoard's motion to set hearing schedule for adversary cases against pension bondholders. Also asks mediation team to submit any comments. Seems like some of OBoard considers mediation a waste of time #muniland 

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German intelligence warns of ISIL 'hit squads' among refugees [let's keep mocking Trump though]

I'm going to state this everyday: US multinationals operate in Puerto Rico and generate +$40 billion of net income there. PR govt taxes them < 4% on this income & companies get to credit 80% of that to their federal taxes. PR is the only bankrupt tax haven in the world #muniland 

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NY Times publisher insists on the record interactions but attended off the record Clinton dinner as Wikileaks shows.

Time to reread Michael Hastings report on excesses of Obama survellience state. Published right before his death

@shallit43  @JonathanTurleyJustice  Gorsuch: "there is no world in which the Constitution tolerates color-coded executive edicts that reopen liquor stores and bike shops but shutter churches, synagogues, and mosques.”

French "Yellow Jacket" protester: "Our purchasing power is severely diminishing every day. And then: taxes, taxes and taxes. The state is asking us to tighten our belts, but they, on the contrary, live totally above all standards with our money.”

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