Soaring Oil Prices Fuel Muni Rally, Reversal of Indexes
- Municipals Edge Up as Treasuries Rebound From Their Friday Sell-Off. Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;9/8/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31964, p2
Reports that municipal bond prices in the U.S. edged up on September 7, 2004, as Treasuries rebound from the sell-off last September 3, 2004. Effects of employment data and a possible slowdown in hiring caused by the run-up in oil prices in 2004; Market performance of several bond offerings;...
- Munis Continue to Adjust in Wake Of October Employment Report. Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;11/9/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32007, p2
Reports on the performance of the municipal bond market on November 8, 2004 after a strong employment report in the U.S. Continued pressure on the market due to expected interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve Board; Limited trading activity due to wide bid-ask spreads; Need to reevaluate the...
- 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.
- 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...
- Yield Indexes Mostly Down, Thanks to Wary Market. Chang, Helen // Bond Buyer;8/20/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31952, p29
Reports on the decline of "The Bond Buyer's" yield index following a wary market facing high oil prices in the U.S. Reduction of the municipal bond yields in reaction to the July inflation number; Decrease of the consumer price index; Volatility of the economy.
- Munis Little Changed, But Underlying Tone Improves as Oil Prices Climb. Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;10/25/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31996, p2
Reports on the impact of high oil prices on the bond market in the U.S. Effect of the oil price increase on the municipal bonds; Expectation of the bond market for the Federal Reserve Board to pause its tightening policy; Decline in the treasury yields.
- Prices Rise Ahead of Busy Week for Economic Data. Curran, William; Scarchill, Michael // Bond Buyer;4/25/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32367, p2
The article reports on the modest improvement of municipal bonds as oil prices decline in the U.S. Economic traders stated that yields declined by two or three basis points as prices increased. The bids in high-grade sector were strong backed by gains in Treasuries. The Federal Open Market...
- 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;