Markets' Blackout Performance Owes Much to Lesson of 9/11

Hume, Lynn
September 2003
Bond Buyer;9/11/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31717, p1
Trade Publication
Discusses the performance of U.S. municipal bond and securities markets after a blackout that occurred in the U.S. in August 2003. Markets in the U.S. that remained open despite the blackout; Significance of terrorist attacks that took place in the U.S. on September 11, 2001 for the preparedness of U.S. markets during this blackout; Development of procedures for contacting market participants and obtaining information during market emergencies by the U.S. Bond Market Association and Securities Industry Association. INSET: Remembering 9/11.


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