Yield Indexes Mixed Following Rally in Treasury, Municipal Markets

Chang, Helen
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/18/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31908, p40
Trade Publication
Examines the condition of yield indexes in the U.S. as of June 18, 2004. Occurrence of a rally in the Treasury and bond markets; Fear of a possible inflation; Increase in the consumer price index.


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