Munis Soften on Non-Farm Growth Figures

Curran, Bill
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/13/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32337, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the performance of the municipal bond market in the United States as of February 2006. According to analysts, the growth of non-farm payrolls in February affected the market. Traders estimated yields increased by one to three basis points as prices declined. In addition, the payrolls report revealed February wages increased five cents to $16.47 per hour on average compared with January's revised figure of $16.42.


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