Bond Buyer Yield Indexes Mostly Down, Thanks to Lackluster Job Market

Smith, Aaron T.
August 2003
Bond Buyer;8/29/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31709, p5
Trade Publication
Reports that the Bond Buyer municipal bond yield indexes mostly fell through the week ended August 29, 2003 as equity investors failed to find solace in economic data that showed the U.S. job market staying stagnant. Rise in jobless claims figures for the week ended August 23, 2003; Changes in Treasury prices through the week ended August 29, 2003; Performance of stocks, municipal bonds and municipal bond yields through the week; Revision of second quarter gross domestic product; Performance of various indexes in the securities market.


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