Listen in as Barnet Sherman discusses the importance of technology in driving growth in the bond world. Here he is featured as a guest speaker on nationally syndicated Bond Buyer podcast.

Skip to: 00:06 The bond buyer. It gets you news, insights, and analysis that you will find nowhere else.

Hi I’m Trip Boyt and welcome to another edition of the Bond Buyer podcast. I am here today with my colleague Aaron Weisman and with special guest Barnet Sherman. We are going to discuss the importance of technology and driving growth in the municipal bond market.

Skip to: 7:08 Putting this all together, all this credit and market data aggregation, and scrubbing is helping create efficiencies in another area of market valuation.

I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of bliss.

And then, my friend, when darkness overspreads my eyes, and heaven and earth seem to dwell in my soul and absorb its power, like the form of a beloved mistress, then I often think with longing, Oh, would I could describe these conceptions, could impress upon paper all that is living so full and warm within me, that it might be the mirror of my soul, as my soul is the mirror of the infinite God!

Those are the three big drivers, economics, indexing, regulation that are pushing technological solutions in all aspects of the municipal bond market forward to a tipping point.

Look, these are not meant to be the only factors. There are other market factors. We have some issues with declining re-issue supply, dramatic increase in the ##@@@!! growth, so it may not be inclusive, but I really do think those are the top three.

Before we move on, I have a couple of questions,

I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and

Audio from “Nightfall – Episode 028 – A Short Wave Goodbye”

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