Rocky Times Ahead? Choppy water for stocks while bonds sail smooth; bankers look for trouble downstream

O'Connor, Colleen Marie; O'Leary, Chris
July 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;7/10/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 27, p30
Trade Publication
The article examines the conditions of the financial services market in the U.S. According to analysts, the equity markets showed improved performance which contributed to the strong levels of new equity business in 2006. Impressive numbers have also been recorded in the bond markets with $8 billion issues announced in May. Meanwhile, debt market players are expecting billions of new debt issues launched to fund mergers and acquisitions in the market.


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