TITLE

Social Security reform could hurt treasuries

AUTHOR(S)
Koning, Rachel
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;03/04/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30591, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the views of United States Federal Reserve System Chairman Alan Greenspan that investing the Social Security Trust Fund in equity markets would have a minimal benefit and could prompt an increase in yields on Treasury securities.
ACCESSION #
1619638

 

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