Unexpected Decline in August PPI Helps Lift Treasuries, Municipals

Johnson, Anastasija
September 2004
Bond Buyer;9/13/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31967, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the trading activity in the municipal bond market in the U.S. Decline in tax-exempt bond yields; Decrease of the producer price index; Assessment of the gains in the government bond market.


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