Investors 'Cry Uncle' and Flee Tax-Free Money Market Funds
- When interest rates rule. Montgomery, Mike // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);2/13/95, Vol. 15 Issue 32, p11A
Focuses on the implications of the increase of interest rates to investors in the United States. Selection of stocks; Trust in certificate deposits; Increase of inflation rate; Benefits from higher yields; Long-term investments.
- Investors face diversification questions. Schlazer, Ted // Las Vegas Business Press;8/6/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 32, p5
Focuses on the challenges faced by investors in the U.S. Reduction of interest rates; Decline of the stock exchange; Suggestion of diversifying within asset classes.
- Interest rate uncertainty, memorial day holiday keep damper on activity. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;05/20/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30397, p24
Reports on the move of many retail investors in the United States to adopt either a prudent investment approach or a wait-and-see attitude toward buying tax-free bonds due to interest rate uncertainty in the nation. Impact of the decline of the interest rate on bond activity; Confusion caused...
- Fixed-Rate Paper Looking Better. Lewis, Jakema // Private Placement Letter;06/19/2000, Vol. 18 Issue 25, p4
Looks at how investors watch for positive signs in the capital market. Strategy of issuers to possible hike in interest rates imposed by the United States Federal Reserve Bank; Factors which contribute to stable interest-rate condition; Performance of the economy.
- Needy Buyers Should Greet South Carolina Like an Old Friend. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;01/08/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31052, p7
Focuses on developments related to investors and investing in the United States (U.S.), current as of January 8, 2001. Three-pronged general obligation offering by South Carolina; Interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board; Pinellas County, Florida revenue offering on behalf of the Bay...
- Municipal Bond Prices Finish Mixed; Yields to Climb Amid Supply, Recovery. Monsarat, Sean; Chesla, Nicholas // Bond Buyer;3/19/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31347, p2
Reports on the trend in the U.S. bond market. Factors contributing to the increase of interest rates; Preference of capitalists for long end investment in the market; Effects of raising short-term interest rates.
- Psyching the market proves tough. Nagan, Peter S.; Kaufman, Kenneth A. // ABA Banking Journal;Nov86, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p10
Discusses the condition of interest rates in the U.S. Effect of monetary policy on short-term rates; Focus of investors on factors signaling economic condition; Reaction of people on strengthening commodity prices and declining oil prices.
- Investors Disagree on Libor Damage. Fernandez, Tommy // Leveraged Finance News;8/13/2012, Vol. 2 Issue 33, p1
The article presents information on a disagreement of investors of the U.S. on the Libor damage. It highlights the measurement of damage in hundred of billion of dollars or impossible to find it even. It further details an expenditure of 450 million dollars by Barclays PLC in settling the...
- Think TIPS Will Protect Clients from Inflation? Luxenberg, Stan // Registered Rep Exclusive Insight;4/23/2012, p2
The article focuses on whether Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) is effective in protecting U.S. investors from inflation. It notes the unreliability of TIPS, which could decline when interest rates rise. To protect itself from inflation, the Fidelity Strategic Real Return fund...