The Show's Over, Folks

Fine, Jacob
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/30/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31916, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on a statement released by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) saying that tax-exempt bond yields have been rising as the economy has shown signs of improvement. Outcomes of the FOMC meeting; Factors contributing to the falling bond prices; Impact on investors; Effect of the market discount rule; Shrinking spread between short- and long-term yields.


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