TITLE

Outstanding Debt Hit Historic Heights in Fourth Quarter

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Matthew
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/16/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32091, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the total amount of outstanding municipal debt according to the flow of funds data released by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board. Discovery that individual investors are by far the largest holders of municipal debt; Debt held by mutual funds generally owned by retail investors; Increase in bond sales amidst the rapidly rising short-term interest rates.
ACCESSION #
16441730

 

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