TITLE

FOMC Expected To Cut Rates Today

AUTHOR(S)
Barnett, Chip
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;8/21/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31207, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States Federal Open Market Committee is expected to announce a cut in its federal funds target rate during its meeting on August 21, 2001. Other indicators left to be released during the week; Basis points.
ACCESSION #
5066049

 

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