Munis Weaken, Treasuries Improve; Puerto Rico Agency Sells $1.2 Billion

Johnson, Anastasija
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/12/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31882, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the pressure felt by municipal bonds in the U.S. Effect of the decision of the Treasury Department to sell three-year notes on the government bond market; Attribution of mutual fund redemptions to investor fears of rising interest rates; Evidence of strong employment growth provided by the payrolls report.


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