TITLE

Yield Indexes Pushed Up by Strong Jobs Data, Fed Warning

AUTHOR(S)
Chang, Helen
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/11/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31903, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the reasons for continued increase in the municipal bond yield indexes in the United States. Strength of May 2004 employment report; Federal Reserve's warning that it would be aggressive in raising interest rates; Increase in import prices due to increase in petroleum prices; Speculation of many market participants about the increase in the Federal Funds rate; Weekly average yield to maturity.
ACCESSION #
13464371

 

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