Core PPI, Bernanke's Speech Weigh Down Munis

Curran, Bill
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/22/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32344, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the weakening of the tax-exempt bond market in the United States on March 21, 2006. An ambiguous speech by the chairman of the United States Federal Reserve Board Ben S. Bernanke has led investors to revise upward their expectations of monetary tightening. Prices decline while yields increased by three to four basis points.


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