Munis Soften As Eves Shift to Heavy New Calendar
- The Yield Curve Conundrum. Hampel, Bill // Credit Union Magazine;Apr2005, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p66
The article focuses on a strange market phenomenon in which despite six increases in the federal-funds rate in the United States since June 2004, longer-term interest rates actually declined during the same period. Instead of shifting up, the yield curve has flattened. Yield curves normally...
- WEDNESDAY'S YIELDS. // Bond Buyer;12/18/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33026, p1
The article reports on the status of the municipal market in the U.S. It marks firmer after the Federal Open Market Committee slashed the federal funds rate target at least 75 basis points, to a range of zero to 0.25% from 1.00%. Furthermore, according to traders, tax-exempt yields are firmer by...
- More Fed Funds Hikes Likely, Long-Term Rates Less Certain. Sinnock, Bonnie // National Mortgage News;12/20/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p5
This article reports that the pattern of long-term rate-indicative yields trending lower immediately after a federal funds rate hike continued in December 2004. But while the trend toward a gradually higher federal funds rate appeared at press time to be in place for the foreseeable future, the...
- Warehouse Lenders, Mortgage Originators Back on the Same Page. Sinnock, Bonnie // Americanbanker.com;3/26/2015, p1
Lower-than-expected interest rates and greater demand for purchase loans has been a boon for both mortgage lenders and the crop of new or returning players providing warehouse lines of credit.
- An Approach to Estimation of the Treasury Yield Curve in Near Real Time. Klein, Laurence R.; Ozmucur, Suleyman // Estudios de EconomÃa Aplicada;Apr2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p11
This paper explores real time model building through an out-of-sample forecasting of the Treasury yield curve. Information is presented on the correlation between the U.S. Federal Reserve federal funds rate and the ten-year Treasury yield from 1990 to 2005. An estimate of the yield curve between...
- Cracking the Conundrum. // Working Papers -- U.S. Federal Reserve Board's Finance & Economi;2007, preceding p1
The article discusses the problems occurred concerning the decrease of long-maturity yields and forward despite increase of the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) federal funds rate by 4.25 percentage from 2004 to 2006. It states that the combination of financial market volatility and...
- Yield Indexes End Mixed on Fears of Inflation and Interest Rate Hikes. Helen Chang, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;4/23/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31869, p35
Focuses on the mixed result of the yield indexes from "The Bond Buyer" due to signs of inflation and increased interest rates in the U.S. Impact of inflation to federal fund target rates; Percentage of increase in revenue bond index; Outcome of the economic indicators.
- Higher yields may surprise dollar bears. Black, Jes // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri;Jun2004, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p25
Focuses on factors that will affect the impending technical breakout in the 10-year yield in the stock market in the United States. Interest rate; Performance of the dollar against the euro; Federal fund rates.
- Stocks Rebound, Trade Fades. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;11/11/2013, pA01
1 The Nasdaq surged 1.6%, the S&P 500 1.3% and the Dow 1.1%. But volume fell on both major exchanges, which was disappointing after Thu.'s higher-volume declines. Stocks moved up despite the robust Oct. jobs data, which sparked fears that the Fed may soon taper its bond buys. But those fears...