Prices Up a Bit as Bernanke Hints at Pause in Hikes
- THURSDAY'S YIELDS. // Bond Buyer;4/28/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32370, p1
The article reports that tax-exempts has went down as the Treasury market rallied on a speech by Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben S. Bernanke, raising the possibility of a pause in the cycle of monetary tightening that reached almost two years.
- Core PPI, Bernanke's Speech Weigh Down Munis. Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;3/22/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32344, p2
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...
- Trading Sporadic in Face of Distractions. RAMAGE, JAMES // Bond Buyer;8/29/2011, Vol. 377 Issue 33573, p2
The article reports on irregular bond trading in the U.S. municipal market wherein traders expect a solution from Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke.
- Munis Firm Following Bernanke Testimony. Curran, William; Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;7/20/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32427, p2
The article provides updates on the municipal bond market in the U.S. It also mentions about the statement of the Federal Reserve Board chairman Benjamin S. Bernanke, concerning the economic impact of these bonds. The 10-year Treasury note reached 5.18 percent after opening at 5.14 percent,...
- Most Bond Buyer Indexes Fall in Week, But 1-Year Note Rises to 3.73%. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;7/21/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32428, p5
The article reports most of the "Bond Buyer" weekly indexes has declined after U.S. Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben S. Bernanke gave a semiannual testimony to the Congress, reversing early-week losses and increased prices. Municipal market was stagnant, but carried a firm tone after the...
- Bernanke: Could Do QE, Risks Dictate 'Caution'. // Bond Buyer;10/18/2010, Vol. 374 Issue 33399, p2
The article reports on the assertion of Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board (FRB), regarding the possibility of additional accommodation of large-scale bond purchases.
- The case for high-yield bonds. // Money Marketing;9/5/2013, p32
The article focuses on the impact of the quantitative easing announced by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on global bonds. Since the announcement, asset purchases and sterling corporate bonds have declined, while global high-yield bonds have earned an increase in return year-to-date....
- Fed's decision not to taper was a big surprise to Wall Street. PAPPAS, MATTHEW // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;10/7/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p6
The article presents the decision of the U.S. Federal Reserve not to pull back their support for bond purchases in 2013. It discusses the reaction in the market on the comments of Chairman Ben Bernanke about a possible tapering of bond purchases. The author argues that though there improvements...
- Munis Catch Up With Treasuries, As Economists Fear 'Soft Patch' Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;4/18/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32113, p2
Reports on the rise of the municipal bond market coinciding with a rally in Treasuries, which reflected expectations of slower economic growth and less aggressive tightening by the Federal Reserve in the U.S. Impact of volatility in the corporate bond sector on tax-exempts; Comment of Michael...