September 2008
Bond Buyer;9/26/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32970, p2
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the U.S. municipal bond market in 2008. The durable goods data of the market shows a trend toward weakness in August due to decreased orders at 4.5% in the month. Data shows that the manufacturing activity in the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's region fell moderately in September. It notes that the initial claims for state unemployment increased to 493,000 from 32,000.


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