Auction-Rates Enjoy Turnaround As Volume Jumps Nearly 50%

D'Ambrosio, Jill
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/7/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32439, p4A
Trade Publication
The article reports on the recovery of auction-rate securities for the first half of 2006. The auction-rate volume increased by nearly 50 percent with $19.9 billion spread over 161 issues as compared to about $13.3 billion over 154 issues in 2005. According to the article, the increased in auction-rate volume coincided with a $13 million settlement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with 15 broker-dealer firms.


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