TITLE

Weekly Yields Fall This Week as Oil Prices Remain High, Data Softens

AUTHOR(S)
Chang, Helen
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;09/17/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31971, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the fall of Bond Buyer's weekly yield indexes in the face of softer economic data, light supply and still-high oil prices. Weaker economic data that provided support for the bond market this week included the August consumer price index, which rose 0.1%, below the 0.2% expected by economists. According to Standard & Poor Corp,'s chief economist, David Wyss, financial managers were too hasty in adjusting their long-term portfolios this spring when the Federal Reserve began broadcasting its interest rate raising strategy. Since then, the economy hasn't rebounded as quickly as expected.
ACCESSION #
14438487

 

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