1,000,000,000 Secondary Market Municipal Securities Traded

Blaylock Van has achieved an extraordinary milestone by crossing over 1 billion US economy secondary market municipal securities traded in 2024! This remarkable accomplishment not only highlights our dedication to excellence and leadership but also underscores the significant contributions of minority-owned firms in the financial industry. As the oldest continuously operating African American-owned investment bank, […]

Blaylock Van, LLC – 2023 Year End Review

Blaylock Van will be celebrating 33 years in business in November 2024. As we kick off the new year, we’re taking a look back at our success, growth and performance throughout 2023. Read our retrospective here

How to Navigate a Career in Sales and Trading

Working in sales and trading can give you a court-side seat for some of the biggest business maneuvers in the world, making it a highly rewarding career (and we’re not just talking about money!). Unfortunately, the secret’s out. In recent years, firms like Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have seen a huge increase in applicant […]

Blaylock Van Expands Muni Sales & Trading Team

Tax-Exempt Muni Sales & Trading Team Expands Firm’s Distribution Capabilities Wednesday, January 3, 2024, New York, NY and Oakland, CA – Blaylock Van, a well-established public finance underwriter, and Seaport Global, a privately held capital markets firm specializing in global credit sales,…

Investing In Times Of High Inflation

Which stocks to pick when fixed income doesn’t do the trick? Executive Summary: Inflation is reaching new highs as the economy recovers from the pandemic. With declining purchasing power, investors analyze new strategies to preserve value. An indiscriminate mass migration to variable income may be…

Corporate Bonds Are Issuing At Low Yields

Why you should look into issuing investment grade paper before the Fed changes its mind… Executive Summary: The window to issue new corporate bonds at historically low yields might be closing soon. The Fed just announced its intent to taper the exchange-traded funds (ETF) and bond purchase program…

Funding Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

President Biden’s plan: The proposed initial value of the plan was US $2 trillion—the Republicans settled for US $1.2 trillion. 1 This is the largest spending package since Obama’s 2009 economic rescue plan: It introduces US $621 billion for urban and interstate ground transport systems. 2 The…