Muni Prices Creep Higher After FOMC; Underwriters Price New Issues Firmly
- Primary Quiet as Market Awaits FOMC Taper News. Albano, Christine // Bondbuyer.com;9/15/2013, p1
The article reports on the move of municipalities in the U.S. which reduced long-term bond issuance as of September 15, 2013 to over $3 billion while they are waiting for the Federal Open Market Committee's decision on whether it will lower its bond buying efforts. It states that around $3.5...
- Munis Climb Despite Heavy New-Issue Supply. // Bond Buyer;12/15/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32279, p2
The article reports that municipal bond prices rose on December 14, 2005 in the United States. It says that despite heavy new-issue supply, the market responded to a relief rally in Treasuries, which was followed by a recent decision by the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee to raise the federal...
- Muni Prices End Stronger Ahead of New Issues, FOMC. Barnett, Chip; Weitzman, Aaron // Bond Buyer;3/17/2015, Vol. 1, p1
Prices of top-rated municipal bonds finished stronger on Monday, according to traders, ahead of this week's new issue slate and the Federal Open Market Committee's two-day meeting.
- Munis close down in listless market as players await FOMC meeting. Louis, Brian // Bond Buyer;09/30/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30241, p1
Reports on the decline in municipal bond prices in the United States due to the anticipated announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee. Expectation of the FOMC's interest rate policy; Impact of economic indicator announcements on municipal bond demand.
- Fed to Buy Long-Term Treasuries Monthly. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;12/13/2012, Vol. 382 Issue 33829, p2
The article informs that the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee will purchase longer-term treasuries at a rate of 45 billion dollars per month.
- Munis Close Out the Week Unchanged. Barnett, Chip // Bond Buyer;3/16/2015, Vol. 1, p1
Prices of top-rated municipal bonds finished out the week slightly unchanged, according to traders, as the market took a breather on Friday to digest some of the week's hefty new issue slate and adopted a cautious tone ahead of the upcoming Federal Open Market Committee meeting.
- Muni Prices Rise as Supply Falls to $3.98B Next Week. Barnett, Chip // Bondbuyer.com;4/24/2015, p12
The article discusses financial aspects of municipal bond market. It states prices of top-rated municipal bonds rise due to supply shortage as only about $3.98 billion of bonds are scheduled to be sold. It gives information on several topics related to government securities including Treasury...
- Munis Unchanged as FOMC Cuts Funds Rate. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;3/19/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32839, p2
The article reports on the performance of the municipal bond and Treasury markets in the U.S. for the week ended March 18, 2008. At the end of the week, the municipal market changed to slightly weaker, as the federal fund rate was lowered 75 basis points to 2.25% by the Federal Open Market...
- Munis Lose Ground Over FOMC Minutes. Curran, William; Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;6/1/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32393, p2
The article reports that the municipal and Treasury markets have fallen as tax-exempt yields increased one or two basis points, discussed during the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in the U.S. Participants of the meeting reported that inflation expectations had risen but remained...