Prices Rise Ahead of Busy Week for Economic Data
- Yield Indexes Mostly Down, Thanks to Wary Market. Chang, Helen // Bond Buyer;8/20/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31952, p29
Reports on the decline of "The Bond Buyer's" yield index following a wary market facing high oil prices in the U.S. Reduction of the municipal bond yields in reaction to the July inflation number; Decrease of the consumer price index; Volatility of the economy.
- Munis Little Changed, But Underlying Tone Improves as Oil Prices Climb. Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;10/25/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31996, p2
Reports on the impact of high oil prices on the bond market in the U.S. Effect of the oil price increase on the municipal bonds; Expectation of the bond market for the Federal Reserve Board to pause its tightening policy; Decline in the treasury yields.
- Soaring Oil Prices Fuel Muni Rally, Reversal of Indexes. Chang, Helen // Bond Buyer;10/15/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31990, p47
Reports on factors that fueled a four-day rally in the municipal bond market in the U.S. for the week ended on October 15, 2004. Sluggish employment numbers; Soaring oil prices; Implications on municipal bonds.
- Munis End Slightly Up as Spreads On Hurricane Zone Paper Widen. Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;9/12/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32215, p2
Reports developments related to the municipal bond market in the U.S. Detection of the slow trading of municipal bonds; Contribution of an increase in oil prices on the trading; Anticipation for rising credit risks in the Gulf Coast states.
- Muni Tone Softens After Early Gains; Treasuries Slip on Oil Price Decline. Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;5/24/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31890, p2
Reports on trading in the U.S. municipal bond market on May 21, 2004. Trading activity following capitulation in the Treasury market; Effect of a drop in oil prices and a subsequent rebound in equities; Changes in municipal bond prices.
- Week Wraps Up With a Flat Session; Upcoming New Deals Will Pose a Test. Monsarrat, Sean // Bond Buyer;10/16/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 30996, p2
Highlights the performance of municipal bonds in the United States as of October 16, 2000. Impact of violence in the Middle East on oil prices; Amount of general obligation bonds that will be sold by California; Scheduled sale of New York City Transitional Finance Authority bonds.
- Munis Little Changed, Treasuries Soft; Hurricane Speculation Continues. Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;9/23/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32224, p2
Reports on the performance of municipal bonds as driven by speculation about the potential impact of Hurricane Rita on Gulf Coast energy infrastructure. Complaints arising due to higher prices set to oil products; Impact of the hurricane on property and casualty insurers who are among the...
- Munis Finish Weaker, Following Treasuries. Scarchilli, Michael; Herman, Jack // Bond Buyer;7/17/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32920, p2
The article reports on the unfavorable yield of the municipal bond market in the U.S. It notes that municipal bonds finished next to treasury bonds which yielded only at 3.94% on July 16, 2008. The two-year municipal bond likewise finished at 2.44% after opening at 2.37. Meanwhile, pricing...
- Munis End Flat to Slightly Weaker As Traders Recover Following Rally. Curran, Bill; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;6/24/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32161, p2
The article presents information about municipal bonds in the U.S. As investors in the U.S. adjusted to the higher prices and lower yields, municipal bonds went far low in light trading. The National Association of Realtors announced that existing home sales slid 0.7% in May 2005 to a seasonally...