Bond Buyer Indexes Flat or Higher; 1-Year Note Yield Highest in 5 Years

Scarchilli, Michael
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/28/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32370, p7
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the factors that affects the highs and lows of yield indexes in the U.S. The robust housing and consumer confidence data supported the position of some analysts that policymakers would increase the federal funds rate to as much as 5.5% from its current 4.75%. The "Bond Buyer" 20-bond index of GO yields was unchanged at 4.59%. The 11-bond index also was unchanged at 4.55%.


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