Municipal Tone Weaker, Prices Unchanged
- Has the equity premium been low for 40 years? Buranavityawut, Nonthipoth; Freeman, Mark C.; Freeman, Nisih // North American Journal of Economics & Finance;Aug2006, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p191
Abstract: There is an increasingly prevalent view among financial economists that the ex-ante equity premium has declined over the last 50 years. In this paper, we present new empirical evidence indicating that there was a structural break in the equity premium in both the U.S. and Europe in the...
- Corporate restraint is not working. DEAN, JULIE // Fund Strategy;10/18/2010, p20
The article offers updates on the financial markets in the U.S and Great Britain. It mentions the inflation of all the elements of the economy including bonds, equities, and commodities, and discusses its implications to both countries. Moreover, it looks at the countries' engagement on...
- Don't expect changes in 1987. Nagan, Peter S.; Kaufman, Kenneth A. // ABA Banking Journal;May87, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p14
Focuses on the condition of government securities in the U.S. Performance of the stock market compared to treasury bonds; Improvements in the trade balance; Support of consumer spending on the overall activity.
- Volatility and foreign assets. Clement, Douglas // Region (10453369);Sep2015, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p26
The article discusses how international debt patterns can be explained by the increased saving due to economic uncertainty. Topics covered include precautionary savings, the deep empirical analysis of the relationship between foreign asset positions and macro volatility, and how households and...
- Munis End Week on Positive Note; Economic Data Bolsters Treasuries. Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;4/19/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31865, p2
Reports developments related to bonds in the U.S. as of April 19, 2004. Gains in tax-exempts bonds; Improvement in the municipal bonds market; Percentage of the reduction in the April consumer sentiment index.
- Municipals End Mostly Unchanged; Traders Await California's Big Deal. Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;5/3/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31875, p2
Reports on the improvement in the municipal bonds in the U.S. Influence of the rise of Treasuries on the tax-exempt market; Maintenance of a positive bid of governments; Increase of personal income and consumption.
- Uruguay: A Domestic Demand Success Story. // Emerging Markets Monitor;7/19/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p13
This article presents an economic outlook for Uruguay for 2010-11. It expects a 4.3% real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2010. Particular focus is given to the increase in private consumption during the first three months of 2010. Also expected is export growth during the forecast...
- Consumer Confidence 'Soft,'Jobs Are More Indicative of Rates. Kerry, John // National Mortgage News;9/6/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 49, p5
The article discusses the economic conditions in the U.S. The rate-indicative 10-year Treasury yield did initially break out of its trading range and head lower last week following the release of data showing a decline in consumer confidence, but it had rebounded slightly. The fluctuating...
- Reports of Rising Inflation and Strong Regional Business Push Yields Higher. Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;10/3/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32230, p2
Reports that rising inflation and stronger-than-expected regional business activity have pushed municipal and Treasury yields higher in the U.S. Increase in the core price index for personal consumption expenditures reported by the Department of Commerce; Worry of investors that the Federal Open...