Lehman Brothers California Municipal Bond Index

Definition:

A benchmark index that includes investment-grade, tax-exempt, and fixed-rate bonds issued in California. All securities have long-term maturities (greater than two years) and are selected from issues larger than $50 million.

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Reopen an issue

The Treasury, when it wants to sell additional securities, will occasionally sell more of an existing issue (reopen it) rather than offer a new issue.

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