Bond Buyer Yield Indexes Higher in Wake of FOMC Rate Cut
- FOMC Leaves Rates Unchanged. Floyd, Daniel F. // Bond Buyer;06/29/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30923, p2
Reports that the United States Federal Open Market Committee has voted to leave short-term interest rates unchanged. Federal funds rate; Reasons for the decision; Economic trends.
- Federal Reserve takes no action on rates. Koning, Rachel // Bond Buyer;12/23/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30546, p2
Focuses on the United States Federal Open Market Committee's decision to leave at current levels short-term interest rates. Level installed with a 25-basis-point reduction at policy meeting held November 17, 1998; Increase in holiday shopping over levels in 1997.
- Bond Buyer Yield Indexes Mixed in Cautious Week. Johnson, Matthew // Bond Buyer;8/12/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32195, p48
Reports that the yield indexes of the journal have remained mixed during a cautious week of trading inspired in part by stronger-than-expected employment data that caused a decline in the municipal and Treasury markets ahead of the policy-setting meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board....
- Yields Indexes Little Changed as Market Watched FOMC. O'Connor, Jeanine // Bond Buyer;6/29/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31171, p58
Reports that 'The Bond Buyer' periodical's yield indexes changed little because market attention was focused on the outcome of the United States Federal Open Market Committee's policy-setting meeting. Cuts in the federal funds rate, interest rates and the discount rate; Orders for durable...
- Big Banks Rise on Prospect of Moderate Rate Hike . TALLEY, KAREN // American Banker;8/24/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 162, p1
Traces the cause of the rise in bank stock prices in the United States on August 23, 1999. Effect of the United States Federal Open Market Committee's planned interest rate hike on share prices; Reasons why the Fed should raise rates, according to banking analyst David Trone; Bank stocks prized...
- Has the Fed Been Too Reserved? Lucier, James P. // Insight on the News;11/5/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 41, p14
Examines the decision of the United States (U.S.) Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to reduce interest rates on October 2, 2001. Purpose of the FOMC; Primary responsibility of the U.S. central bank; Economic impact of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S.
- FOMC Cuts Rates By 50 Basis Points. Barnett, Chip // Bond Buyer;
Reports on the United States Federal Open Market Committee's decision to reduce its target for the federal funds rate. Decision of the Fed's Board of Governors to reduce the discount rate at the request of several Federal Reserve Banks; Trends in the capital investment market.
- Market Will Focus On FOMC, Jobs Data. Barnett, Chip // Bond Buyer;01/30/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31066, p2
Reports on the focus of bond market participants on the meeting of the United States Federal Open Market Committee and jobs data. Effects of interest rate cuts on the bond market; Release of economic indicator data.
- Munis Slightly Weaker After Run of Firmness. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;9/27/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33389, p2
The article presents the statements from the Federal Open Market Committee that the municipal market was showing slight weakness despite light secondary trading activity in the U.S.