Municipal Bonds Weaken After FOMC Announcement on Rates

Johnson, Anastasija
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/5/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31877, p2
Trade Publication
Discusses the impact of the indication by policymakers of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board of considerations to raise interest rates on the municipal bond market. Remarks from Michael Ryan, chief fixed-income strategist at UBS Investment Bank, regarding the matter; Status of the municipal bond market prior to the monetary policy announcement; Expectations by investors from the California economic recovery bond issue.


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