TBMA Sees Growth Up, 25 Basis Point Cut
- Market Close: Limited Refundings for 2014, Blackrock Predicts. Smith, Kate // Bondbuyer.com;9/19/2014, p32
The article reports that two managing directors from the multinational investment management firm BlackRock have predicted that there will be a limited number of refunding opportunities to be offered in the municipal bond markets for the remainder of 2014. Hayes also noted that increasing...
- Lack of a rate hike has Wall St. wondering if the Fed has become dovish on inflation. Matthews, Gordon // American Banker;7/15/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 133, p25
Reports on the dismay within the United States bond market over the Federal Reserve Board's inaction toward raising interest rates. History of the Federal Reserve's credit/rate stance during election years; Speculations from analysts.
- Fed Rate Cut May Not Spur Southwest Back to Market. Victory, Darren; Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;9/19/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31226, p28
Reports the effect of the United States Federal Reserve decision to cut interest rates on bond market. Influence of terrorist attack on market deals of firms; Profitability of tax-exempt products; Use of bond funds to finance improvements of offices and facilities in Witchita, Kansas.
- Munis Finish Stronger as Primary Remains Quiet. Barnett, Chip // Bondbuyer.com;12/17/2015, p1
Top-quality municipal bonds ended stronger on Thursday, according to traders, as yields on some maturities fell by as much as five basis points one day after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade.
- Rate Cut Seen Unlikely to Revive Junk. Tarquinio, J. Alex // American Banker;10/19/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 200, p23
Reports that observers expect the US Federal Reserve System's interest rate cut in the week of October 12-16, 1998 to have little effect on the moribund high-yield bond market. Junk bond market's tendency to track the stock market more closely than the credit market; Need for sustained renewal...
- Jim Leaviss: Finding value in global bonds. // Money Marketing (Online Edition);5/29/2014, p32
The article reports that global bond markets have value as interest rates may remain lower for longer. The U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of England will continue to give the recovery the benefit of doubt and will not change the interest rates in 2014. The low inflation environment has been...
- Fed Debates Post-QE Policy. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;9/17/2014, pA01
10 As the Federal Reserve concludes a 2-day policy meeting Wed., investors expect little change from the central bank despite signs of a brightening economy. Fed bond buys should fall to zero soon, but interest-rate hikes aren't expected to start until June. Policymakers, who don't want to spook...
- Economist's Warning: Dangerous Curve Ahead. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;10/24/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p10
Focuses on the impact of the possible increase in fund rate to be made by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board on November 1, 2005. Concerns raised by economists over the move; Forecast on the economy in 2006; Factors that hinder economic growth. INSET: Bad Point Spread?.
- Rate Unchanged; Bank Stocks Climb. Johnson, Hilary // American Banker;8/8/2007, Vol. 172 Issue 152, p20
The author reports on the reaction of the stock market after the U.S. Federal Reserve Board kept the benchmark interest rate at 5.25%, on August 7, 2007, while acknowledging the turmoil in the financial markets. According to the article, increases in inflation pressures have not been...