Indexes Rise Following Fed Governor's Remarks, New Data
- The Term Structure of Interest Rates Revisited. Mankiw, N. Gregory // Brookings Papers on Economic Activity;1986, Issue 1, p61
The article examines various hypotheses regarding the term structure of interest rates. The relationship between long-term and short-term interest rates is crucial for macroeconomic policy evaluation. Since the short-term interest rate is the opportunity cost of holding money, it is widely...
- Rate Hike Spurs Temporary Rally. Husband, Sarah; Appin, Rick // High Yield Report;4/23/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 16, p4
Focuses on the 50 basis points rate reduction the U.S. Federal Reserve. Impact of rate reduction on the financial market; Details on the bond pricing of several companies; Influence of volatility and liquidity on rate reduction.
- Worried about stocks? Bulk up on bonds. Tyson, James L. // Christian Science Monitor;7/6/98, Vol. 90 Issue 154, pB3
Reports on the recommendation of financial analysts to invest in bonds, rather than conventional stock. How economists agree interest rates will continue to fall; What triggers bond investing; The possibility that the United States Federal Reserve Board will shrink interest rates even further;...
- Strong retail sales, interest rate fears drive bond buyer yield indexes higher. Stanton, Michael // Bond Buyer;12/17/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30790, p31
Reports on a rise in the Bond Buyer yield indexes for bonds during the week from December 9, 1999, to December 16, 1999. Concerns on interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve Board; Liquidity levels during the pre-holiday period in 1999; Stronger-than-expected retail sales for bonds.
- Fed's rate cuts have less and less impact. Cantor, Martin // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);8/24/2001, Vol. 48 Issue 34, p53A
Focuses on the effects of the Federal Reserve Board interest rate reduction on consumer spending in Long Island, New York. Preservation of the viability of bond investments in the economy; Factors influencing the dismissal of various employees in different firms; Sources of funds.
- GOVERNMENT BONDS. Nagan, Peter S. // Banking;Jul67, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p10
Provides an update on government bonds in the U.S. as of July 1967. Information on the history and philosophy of Operation Twist; Most important factor in the interest rate pattern of the early 1960s; Consensus about the role of the U.S. Federal Reserve in the open market operation.
- Shortened Holiday Week Highlighted by $650 Million N.Y.C. Deal. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;6/30/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31667, p7
As investors greet the start of the third quarter of 2003, they will be eager to see how quarter-point interest rate cut in the week ending June 21, 2003 by the Federal Reserve Board will affect the pricing of the largest deal of the week ending June 28, 2003 â€” a $650 million New York...
- Housing Report: A 'Deluge' of Single-Family Calls is Coming. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;11/21/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31270, p4
Focuses on effects of a change in the U.S. Federal Reserve Board's interest and mortgage lending rates on single-family mortgage revenue bonds. Incentives that will prompt homeowners to refinance their mortgages; Recommendations for single-family holdings; Information on Funds rate.
- As 4th Quarter Begins, Managers Playing Defense Against Fed Hikes. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;10/1/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31981, p1
Reports on the efforts of mutual fund portfolio managers to build a defense mechanism against the possible rise in interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board. Observation of the flattening of the yield curve in the market; Utilization of intermediate bonds to take advantage of the...