Ackerman, Andrew; Siegel, Gary E.
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/23/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32409, p2
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the municipal bond market in the U.S. Data released by the Labor Department showed that first-time applicants for state unemployment benefits increased 11,000 to 308,000 in the week ended June 17, 2006. The Chicago Fed National Activity Index for May declined to negative 0.16 from a downwardly revised positive 0.26 reading in April. The Conference Board reported a decline in composite index of leading economic indicators in May.


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