Explanation of the Indexes

August 2010
Bond Buyer;8/9/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33363, p19A
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the "The Bond Buyer" journal's bond indexes. The municipal bond index shows the daily price of several long-term municipal bonds in the U.S. and the value of the index is based on the price quotations supplied by Standard & Poor's Corp.'s Securities Evaluations. Meanwhile, the weekly bond indexes represent theoretical yields of various municipal bonds in the country, and the revenue bond index includes ratings of revenue bonds with 30-year maturity.


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