TITLE

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas as Market Slows Down

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/21/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32034, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that municipal bonds finished firm yesterday, but sluggish activity suggested the market had already switched into holiday mode with just two sizeable deals priced in the primary and a few offerings picked up in the secondary. Traders said the market had a positive tone during most of the session, but bid-ask spreads were fairly wide, indicating a general disinterest in buying or selling during this holiday-shortened week. As a result, yields were little changed or a touch lower in spots.
ACCESSION #
15458087

 

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