Prices Flat Ahead of Fed Meeting; Pause in Hikes Expected

Scarchilli, Michael; Posner, Matthew
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/8/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32440, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the condition of the municipal bond market in the U.S. as investors are awaiting the Federal Open Market Committee to issue a statement on monetary policy. The Treasury market has experienced some minor losses involving the 10-year-note and the two-year note. According to market participants, policymakers could break the consecutive 25-basis-point increases to the federal funds rate which started in June 2004.


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