Participants Ease Bids Amid Policy Concerns

Johnson, Anastasia; Curran, Bill
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/31/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32309, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the adjustment of municipal bond yields from one to two basis points higher as the municipal bond market eased their bids in light of concerns about the direction taken by the monetary policy in the U.S. Prices were lower despite bond-friendly inflation data. Personal income and spending showed an increase in December 2005. Treasuries were being sold by investors ahead of the meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee on January 31, 2006.


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