Bond Buyer Yield Indexes Increase After Market Fails to Sustain Recovery
- Weekly Yield Indexes Rise As Munis Fall, Treasuries Gain. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;8/17/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32694, p4
The article reports on the rise in the U.S. weekly yield indexes as municipals and Treasuries slow down. The municipal market was unchanged with a firmer tone as the Federal Reserve added liquidity to the market three times, totaling $38 billion to temporary reserves to the banking system....
- Greenspan's Testimony Works: Yield Indexes Continue Rise. Smith, Aaron T. // Bond Buyer;7/18/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31680, p29
Reports on the rise in Bond Buyer yield indexes following a testimonial of U.S. Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan before the Senate Banking Committee. Impact of Greenspan's testimony on bond market; Decline in municipal bonds; Revenues earned by bond indexes.
- General Market Uncertainty, Fed Move Drive Weekly Indexes Higher. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;8/24/2007, Vol. 261 Issue 32699, p7
The article reports on the rise of the "Bond Buyer's" weekly yield indexes as both municipals and Treasuries dealt with the fallout from general market uncertainty and the Federal Reserve lowering the primary credit discount rate by 50 basis points in the U.S. According to Fred Yosca, managing...
- Munis Follow Treasuries' Tone, Weaken Yet Again. RAMAGE, JAMES // Bond Buyer;6/11/2013, Vol. 384 Issue 33926, p2
In this article, the author offers information on the status of the U.S. municipal bond market in the second week of June 2013. He mentions that the municipal bond yields were higher due to increasing Treasury yields and modest trading during the week. He also informs that the U.S. Federal...
- Treasury-Fueled Slide in GSE Bond Yields Continues. // American Banker;6/18/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 116, p12
The article reports on the rate of return for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage securities. The yield for mortgage securities from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has dropped despite the good performance of treasuries and agency mortgage bonds. On June 10, 2009 the rate of return was 5.07% which is...
- CAPITAL WATCH. Vekshin, Alison; Kinnander, Ola; Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/30/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31438, p4
Reports developments on capital investment in the U.S. as of July 2002. Identification of the Federal Reserve Board nominees; Creation of federal public-private program for school construction; Establishment of bill regulating transit funds.
- Fed Will Buy Up to &1.5T Of Treasuries Next Year. Temple-West, Patrick // Bond Buyer;11/4/2010, Vol. 374 Issue 33411, p2
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Federal Reserve to purchase 600 billion dollars of longer term Treasuries on the first half of 2011 and 900 billion dollars on the second half of 2011.
- Munis Finish Firmer After Bernanke's Report. Scarchilli, Michael; Campbell, Dakin // Bond Buyer;7/19/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32674, p2
The article presents the analysis concerning the municipal market in the U.S. The monetary report of Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben S. Bernanke to U.S. Congress reveals that municipal market was slightly firmer. Trades reported by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board show that dealer...
- Waiting for Greenspan. Gamble, Richard // Treasury & Risk Management;Mar2002, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p22
Cites the impact of low interest rates on rate of return in the U.S. Details on the aggressive rate-cutting by the Federal Reserve; Value of sticking with short-maturity investments; Distinction between liquidity pool and return pool.