Consumer confidence prompts price jitters
- Prices Drop 5/8 to 1 Point on Consumer Confidence; MOB Spread to Positive 83. Monsarrat, Sean // Bond Buyer;05/14/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31138, p2
Reports the decline of treasury prices on consumer confidence in municipalities in the United States. Increase of producer prices with gains within expectations; Dominance of arbitrage sellers in municipal activities; Perspectives of Jon Fiebach, president of Susquehanna Fixed Income on...
- Strong consumer confidence data saps prices. Patterson, Dean // Bond Buyer;07/21/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30191, p2
Reports on the decline in prices of Treasury securities on July 18, 1997 due to strong consumer confidence. Yields of thirty-year, ten-year, five-year and two-year notes; Profit-taking by some traders.
- OUTLOOK FOR NORTH AMERICAN FINANCIAL MARKETS. Mendelsohn, Joshua; Jones, Derek // CIBC Observations;Apr/May2001, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p2
Focuses on developments related to financial markets of North America as of May 2001. Increase in treasury bond yields in the United States; Effect of employment declines and equity valuation on consumer confidence; Forecasts of the Bank of Canada on the economic growth of the country.
- Municipals Track Narrow Range In Quiet Post-Holiday Trading. Monsarrat, Sean // Bond Buyer;05/30/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31149, p2
Focuses on bond prices in the United States as of May 2001. Rise of consumer confidence; Ranges of serial bonds yields offered to investors; Effect of economic uncertainty on treasury bonds.
- Munis Weaker Ahead of Fed Rate Announcement. Herman, Jack // Bond Buyer;6/25/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32906, p2
The article reports on the weak performance of the U.S. municipal market as of June 24, 2008. It showed a slightly weaker performance in light trading but is ahead of the interest rate as announced by the Federal Reserve. The municipal bonds declined compared to Treasuries and the ratio between...
- MARKET SNAPSHOT: Tuesday, June 27. // Bond Buyer;06/28/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30922, p2
Summarizes highlights of the United States bond market on June 27, 2000, as well as related economic indicators. Consumer confidence index; Government securities prices; Municipal bond index; 30-day visible supply; Standard & Poor's Blue List.
- Munis Slightly Firmer With Lower Yields. Scarchilli, Michael; Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;8/29/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32702, p2
The article presents information on the municipal market in the U.S. The municipal market remained slightly firmer on August 28, 2007 with yields lower by two or three basis points. The yield on the benchmark 10-year treasury note was opened at 4.57 percent in the treasury market. Economic data...
- MARKET SNAPSHOT: Tuesday, March 30. // Bond Buyer;3/31/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31853, p2
Reports on the performance of the government bonds market as of March 30, 2004. Consumer confidence index; Government securities prices; Municipal bond index.
- Municipals Hold, Treasuries Dive; N.Y.C., Puerto Rico Offerings Sell. Monsarrat, Sean; Chesla, Nicholas // Bond Buyer;7/17/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31429, p2
Reports the steady rate of municipal bonds while the Treasury bonds dive as of July 16, 2002 in the U.S. Increase of trading after poor showings of the equity markets; Concerns on the recent weakness of the dollar rate; Decrease of consumer confidence in the economy.