Municipals Edge Up as Treasuries Rebound From Their Friday Sell-Off
- 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.
- Weekly Indexes Decline as Weak Jobs Growth Prompts Rally. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;6/9/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32399, p40
The article presents information on the performance of the Bond Buyer Indexes during the second week of June 2006. The Bond Buyer's weekly yield indexes declined during the second week, as very weak May 2006 jobs growth prompted a market rally on June 9, 2006. The municipal market grew...
- Oil prices, new look at data temper rally. Patterson, Dean // Bond Buyer;10/06/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30245, p2
Reports on the effects of a rise in oil prices and a reevaluation of the September 1997 employment report to bond trading in the United States, on October 3, 1997. Gains of long bonds and ten-year notes; Rise of non-farm payrolls.
- Yield Indexes Pushed Up by Strong Jobs Data, Fed Warning. Chang, Helen // Bond Buyer;6/11/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31903, p40
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;...
- Munis End Off as Philly Fed Chair Downplays Effect of Payroll Report. Curran, Bill; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;4/8/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32107, p2
Reports developments in the U.S. bond market. Decline in municipal bond trading; Total number of new jobs in March 2005; Growth in monthly employment;
- Muni Yields Rise 5 to 7 Basis Points; $850M of New Issues Come to Market. Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;6/18/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31659, p2
Municipal bond yields in the United Stats rose between five and seven basis points on June 17, 2003 while Minnesota, Connecticut, and New York brought to market more than 850 million dollars of new loans and roughly 203 million dollars in retail orders were received on a 1.7 billion dollar...
- Municipal Yields Fall 2-3 Basis Points; Focus Is on Upcoming Economic Data. Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;8/19/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31701, p2
Focuses on the decline in the basis points of municipal bond yields and on bond market in the U.S. Role of jobless claims in the improvements in labor market conditions; Demands for bonds from both retail and institutional investors; Performance of Treasury market.
- Muni Bids Lowered After Treasury Auction. Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;1/26/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32306, p2
The article reports on the performance of municipal bonds in the United States as of January 26, 2006. There was low demand for 22 billion dollar auction of Treasury bills. Due to this municipal bond market investors adjusted their bids and offerings. Municipal bond yield rose three to five...
- FRIDAY'S YIELDS. // Bond Buyer;2/6/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32313, p1
The article focuses on the rise of the municipal bond market despite healthy employment data in January 2006 in the United States. The yield curve flattened due to the increasing demand for longer-dated Treasuries leading to the auction of 30-year bonds. Two graphs were presented related to bond...