Floaters still beefing up money market supply, rating agency figures show

McDonald, Michael
April 1999
Bond Buyer;04/05/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30612, p29
Trade Publication
Reports that synthetic short-term securities continue to bolster the supply of tax-exempt money market-eligible paper, according to statistics compiled by rating agencies in the United States. Number of synthetic issues rated by Standard & Poor's and Moody's Investors Service in the first quarter of 1999; Ratings released by other rating agencies.


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