Yield seekers distinguish between hospitals, nursing homes

Harris, Elizabeth E.
May 1999
Bond Buyer;05/05/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30634, p8
Trade Publication
Discloses the tendency among some high-yield investment seekers to reject ailing health care bond issues, while welcoming credits that fund elderly care and nursing homes in the United States. Challenges faced by the health care sector from reduced federal funding and the price competition produced by managed care providers; Selectiveness of fund managers; Hospital credits as a reliable source of yield.


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