by Ryan Bolger and Seth Brumby. Additional reporting by Alex Plough. The municipal bond market finances American civilization. From court houses to school houses, city pipes to street lights, if it’s for the public good, a municipal bond will

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Just five months ago, Fieldwood Energy investors agreed on a comprehensive recapitalization deal that helped preserve the company’s dwindling liquidity position. Fieldwood’s second lien holders provided new money and took part in a debt exchange that was designed

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