General Issuance Grows, Health Care Stays Steady While Other Sectors Slip

Chang, Helen
August 2004
Bond Buyer;8/9/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31943, p57
Trade Publication
Reports that all United States bond categories outside of general purpose fell in the first half of 2004 with the lone exception of health care, which showed nearly level volume. Explanation given by Lamont Financial Services Corp. president Robert Lamb that refinancings were still being done to replenish cash as states come out of recession; California's jumbo economic recovery issue.


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