TITLE

Municipal Bonds Finish Up Firm In Subdued Holiday-Week Trading

AUTHOR(S)
Chesla, Nicholas
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/30/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31542, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that municipal bonds in the U.S. have firmed due to favorable sales trends in the housing market. Comments of economists from Morgan Stanley Inc. regarding the contribution of the housing sector to overall Gross Domestic Product growth; Details regarding average money market fund flows.
ACCESSION #
8909560

 

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