Housing Bond Market Surges 37%, With Upward Trend Likely to Continue

August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/7/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32439, p10A
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The article reports on Thomson Financial's data which showed an increase of 37 percent in public debt issued for housing in the first half of 2006. For the second quarter of 2006, housing bond sales generated $10.39 billion through 281 deals. Standard and Poor's managing director Wendy Dolber forecasts the continuous upward trend in housing deals for the remainder of 2006.


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