Munis Lower, Reacting to Treasuries; Limited Activity Ahead of Election

Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/2/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32002, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the performance of municipal bonds during the fourth week of October 2004 trading session in the U.S. Limitations in the trading of the bonds; Flexibility in both the bid and the offer side of trading; Outlook of tax-exempt market participants on the process.


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