Some investors looking for direction among slim pickings
- Low Interest Rates, Lack of Deals Bad News for Buyers. Albano, Christine; Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;7/11/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31675, p27
Focuses on the effect of historically low interest rates and a scarcity of new high-yield municipal bond deals on investors in the U.S. as of July 11, 2003. Reasons for companies' lack of interest in financing expansions; Investors who have participated in the high-yield bond deals of UBS...
- A Billion Here, a Billion There, Adds Up to a Busy Year So Far. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;6/14/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31407, p1
Focuses on the trading activity of the bond market in the U.S. Refunding negotiation between Lehman Brothers and the New York City Transitional Finance Authority; Investor interest on the municipal bond market; Consideration of credit value, structure and pricing in transactions.
- Indexes Sink Amid Economic Data, Scant Supply. O'Connor, Jeanine // Bond Buyer;8/30/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31461, p5
Presents a graphical representation of bond buyer indexes in the U.S. Impact on the slowdown of municipal market activities; Implications for investors; Cause of the scarce supply of available bonds.
- Is the 30-Year Treasury Gone Forever?. Hintze, John // Bank Investment Consultant;Oct2002, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p32
Presents viewpoints of investors on the issuance of corporate bonds in the U.S. Reduction of the need to issue Treasury bonds; Emphasis on corporate accounting scandals; Risk of refinancing debt.
- Bankers to issuers: Sell soon or wait. Sherman, Lynn // Bond Buyer;12/07/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30782, p33
Reports on bankers' suggestion to bond issuers in the United States that they price their deals within the early part of December 1999 or wait until the new year because of year 2000 date conversion concerns. Advice of public finance professional to their clients to stick to the sidelines;...
- Investors Demand Health Care Issuers Be Stricter With Bond Covenants. Ryst, Sonja // Bond Buyer;06/09/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30909, p4
Reports that health care issuers are facing more pressure from investors to tighten the covenants they agree to when selling bonds in the United States. Long-term deterioration of an issuer's finances; Discussion sponsored by the Bond Market Association.
- Top Bonds Aren't The Ones You'd Expect. Burns, Mairin; Appin, Rick // High Yield Report;1/29/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p1
Focuses on the bonds of top investors in the U.S. Bonds from telecommunication issuers; Evaluation in the Merril Lynch High Yield Master II Index; Slot of Federal Mogul.
- MUTUAL FUNDS. // Dow Theory Forecasts;11/12/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 46, p7
Focuses on corporate bond revenues. Increase in bond earnings; Factors contributing to the growth; Possibility for investors to shift from bond portfolios to corporate bonds.
- Health Care's Comeback. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;03/09/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31093, p1
Reports that institutional investors in the United States are bidding on health care bonds. Revival of health care bonds; Improvement of the health care sector.
- Buyers picky about names, less picky about maturity. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;02/18/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30581, p7
Reports that retail investors in the United States are tightening their purse strings and being more critical about absolute yield levels. Competition for tax-exempt bonds between traditional buyers and baby boomers; Purchase of California Department of Water Resources revenue bonds by W. Peck...