Yield Indexes Pushed Up by Strong Jobs Data, Fed Warning
- Market Post: Munis Soften as Investors Await Jobs Data. Bonello, Maria; Flynn, Hillary // Bond Buyer;4/3/2014, Vol. 123 Issue 34087, p1
The article reports that municipal market softened as investors look toward employment report for clues about interest rates in the U.S. according to the Municipal Markets Data triple-A scale, yields on bonds up to six-years were steady, as bonds from seven years and out climbed as much as two...
- Municipals Edge Up as Treasuries Rebound From Their Friday Sell-Off. Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;9/8/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31964, p2
Reports that municipal bond prices in the U.S. edged up on September 7, 2004, as Treasuries rebound from the sell-off last September 3, 2004. Effects of employment data and a possible slowdown in hiring caused by the run-up in oil prices in 2004; Market performance of several bond offerings;...
- Soaring Oil Prices Fuel Muni Rally, Reversal of Indexes. Chang, Helen // Bond Buyer;10/15/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31990, p47
Reports on factors that fueled a four-day rally in the municipal bond market in the U.S. for the week ended on October 15, 2004. Sluggish employment numbers; Soaring oil prices; Implications on municipal bonds.
- Whither Those Rates? Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;1/9/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31797, p1
Reports on the challenge faced by municipal bond mutual funds on the timing, speed and extent of a potential rise in interest rates in the U.S. Call of most economists for higher interest rates; Employment level in the third quarter; Uncertainty of economic recovery.
- Munis, Treasuries Finish Down Despite Weak Payroll Numbers. Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;6/6/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32147, p2
Reports that municipal bond market gave up its earlier gains as treasuries succumbed to a technical correction after a breakaway rally on the back of slower-than-expected employment growth and a shift in the near-term interest rate outlook in the U.S. Decline of unemployment rate; Increase of...
- OMAN: RISK SUMMARY. // Middle East Monitor: The Gulf;Feb2011, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p10
The article presents the political, economic and business environment risks of Oman such as the use of the country's influence by the U.S. to influence Iran in its stance on nuclear programme, the sustained period of oil prices that could lead to inflation, and the employment of locals which is...
- Munis Weaken, Treasuries Improve; Puerto Rico Agency Sells $1.2 Billion. Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;5/12/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31882, p2
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...
- Municipal Bonds Steady After Jobs Data, Ahead of $7.8B Calendar. Barnett, Chip; Weitzman, Aaron // Bond Buyer;12/7/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34421, p1
Top-rated municipal bonds remained unchanged at mid-session, traders said, after the release of a better-than-expected employment report for November.
- Muni Prices Plunge; Traders Await $12.4B of Bonds. Barnett, Chip // Bond Buyer;3/9/2015, p23
The article discusses the drop in prices of top-rated municipal bonds at midday trade of March 6, 2015 following the release of a strong employment report, taken as a sign for the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates mid-year. The municipal bond volume continued to surge, with new bonds...