Municipals Rise 1â„8 to Â¼ Point; New Deals Get Mixed Reception
- Munis Weaker on 'Very Quiet' Monday. Scarchilli, Michael; Herman, Jack // Bond Buyer;6/24/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32905, p2
The article comments on weak activities in the municipal market in the U.S. as of June 2008. The Federal Reserve will begin a two-day policy-setting meeting on interest rates citing inflation predictions. Economists polled by IFR Markets are predicting no change to durable goods. Key business...
- NEWS IN BRIEF. Vekshin, Alison // Bond Buyer;4/25/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31373, p2
Reports business developments in the U.S. as of April 2002. Increase of improvements on the economic activity of Federal Reserve districts; Deflation in the order of durable goods according to Commerce Department; Diminution of sales on single-family homes data released by the Commerce Departments.
- High rates keep attracting buyers. Ulick, Jake // Bond Buyer;04/30/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30383, p1
Reports on the closing prices of secondary municipal bonds in the United States as of April 29, 1998. Entry of more than $1 billion in new money in the bonds market; Enforcement of cautious pricing strategy since April 27, 1998; Adoption of bias towards tightening interest rates at the US...
- Yield Indexes Show Overall Decline, Following Weak Economic Data. O'Connor, Jeanine // Bond Buyer;06/02/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30904, p35
Focuses on the `Bond Buyer' newspaper's yield indexes on municipal bonds in the United States as of June 2, 2000. Effort by the United States Federal Reserve Board to slow down the US economy; Index of general obligation yields.
- Mixed economic data, market turmoil, create policy dilemma for Fed. // Hill;9/18/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 106, p38
The article reports on the 2007 economic and financial data released by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board and Wall Street. It claims that durable-goods orders increased by 5.9 percent in July, as well as the economy by 1.9 percent in the second quarter. Residential construction market falls from...
- Municipal Yields Fall; $444 Million Of N.Y.C. TFA'S Priced for Retail. Chesla, Nicholas // Bond Buyer;10/28/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31500, p2
Reports on the reduction in municipal bond yields between three and five basis points in the U.S. on October 25, 2002. Two-day retail order period on 444 million dollars of New York City Transitional Finance Authority future-tax-secured bonds; Decline in durable goods orders; Other retail orders.
- P&C Companies Posted $6.4 Billion of Income in First Quarter. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;6/25/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31664, p6
Property and casualty insurance company profitability increased during the first quarter, as net income after taxes rose 20.6% over the first three months of 2002 to $6.4 billion. The first quarter results were driven by improved underwriting results and an increase in net investment gains,...
- Yield Indexes Drop as Fed Leaves Funds Rate Unchanged. Walker, Susanne // Bond Buyer;9/19/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31723, p7
Focuses on the factors influencing the drop of the Bond Buyer municipal bond yield indexes in the U.S. Changes in the trading activity; Decision of the Federal Reserve Board to leave the federal funds target rate unchanged; Increase in basis points after moderate new-issue activity.
- Households' Share Rose 11% to $845 Billion, Fed Says. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;3/15/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32339, p7
The article reports on the increase in the household holdings share of the municipal securities as presented by the Federal Reserve Board in the U.S. According to Peter Delahunt, national institutional sales manager at Raymond James & Associates Inc., an increase in household ownership is...