TITLE

Munis Slightly Higher, But Late Bid-Side Fade Tempers Optimism

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Anastasija
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/17/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32092, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the performance of the municipal bond market in the U.S. Effect of the decision of the General Motors Corp. to cut its earnings forecast on stocks and corporate bonds; Concern expressed by traders about the market's ability to withstand supply pressure; Translation of the negotiated deals into lower prices because underwriters try to price bonds at attractive levels to ensure distribution and this practice weighs on the secondary.
ACCESSION #
16458660

 

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