Ackerman, Andrew; Vadum, Matthew
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/12/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32380, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on developments related to financial market in Washington. The overall sales by the U.S. retailers increased by 0.5 percent in April. The first-time applications for state jobless benefits fell 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 324,000 in the May 6 week ended. The Treasury Department said it will pay down 7.012-billion dollars at its weekly auction of 91-day and 182-day discount bills by selling 29-billion dollars to refund 36.012-billion dollars in maturing securities.


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