Municipals Firm, Governments Lower; Jacksonville, Fla., Utilities Sell $115M

Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija
July 2003
Bond Buyer;7/21/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31681, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the performance of financial markets of the U.S. on July 18, 2003. Revelation that municipal bonds showed little change on July 18, 2003; Lower value of government securities on that day; Percentage increase in University of Michigan consumer sentiment index; Ratings given to municipal bonds by Moody's Investor Service Inc. and Standard & Poor's Corp.; Views of First Albany Corp.'s chief investment officer Hugh Johnson on consumer expectations.


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