Munis Finish Mixed; GDP Weaker Than Expected

Johnson, Anastasija
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32308, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that participants in the municipal bond market in the United States have mixed emotions as fourth quarter gross domestic product growth came in weaker than expected in 2005. The Commerce Department supported the government bond market when it reported real gross domestic product growth slowed to a seasonally adjusted from 4.1 percent in November 2005.


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