MARKET SNAPSHOT: Thursday, March 3

March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/4/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32083, p2
Trade Publication
The article focuses on several economic indicators in the U.S., as of March 3, 2005. The initial jobless claims, that were reported to be 311,000 on February 19, 2005 and forecast at 300,000 on February 26, 2005, actually stood at 310,000 on February 26, 2005. The ISM Non Manufacturing Index, reported 59.2 in January 2005 and forecast 60.0 in February 2005, stood at 59.8 for February 2005.


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