Municipals Drift in Light Trading; Bush Pushes $2.23 Trillion Budget
- Treasury 4-Week Bills To Pay Down $8 Billion. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;12/18/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32776, p2
The article reports on the declaration of the U.S. Department of the Treasury that it will sell $20 billion of four-week discount bills on December 18, 2007 to pay down $8 billion and refund $28 billion of maturing bills.
- T-Bill Auction to Pay Down $1.018B. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;8/19/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32200, p2
Reports on the United States Treasury Department's weekly auction of 92-day and 182-day discount bills on August 22, 2005.
- Weekly 1-Bill Auction To Raise $9B New Cash. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;12/21/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32779, p6
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Treasury Department to raise $9.003 billion of new cash at its weekly auction of 91-day and 182-day discount bills. At its weekly auction, the department will sell $20 billion 91s, dated December 27, 2007 and due March 27, 2008, and $19 billion 182s,...
- Yields Up Fifth Consecutive Session; New-Issue Balances Dampen Trading. Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;6/23/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31662, p2
It has been reported that U.S. municipal bonds continued along the path to higher yields for the fifth consecutive trading session, rising three basis points on Friday as the U.S. Treasury declined. In the municipal arena, municipal bond yields rose by three basis points, reflecting weakness in...
- Munis Lose as Treasuries Gain; $80M of Tennessee HDAs Priced. Chelsa, Nicholas // Bond Buyer;1/30/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31811, p2
Reports on the decline of municipal bonds following the decision by Federal Reserves policymakers to hold interest rates low. Significance of foreign buying on the U.S. government market; Factors that helped U.S. Treasury Department retraced their losses; Disregard of the initial jobless claims...
- Prices Off; 'January Effect' May Have Arrived Early. Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;12/6/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32272, p2
The article discusses the reluctance of traders to bid for bonds due to U.S. Treasury losses and heaviness in tax-exemptions. Traders have estimated that municipal bond yields increased in two or three basis points. Prices also fell in trading. The Treasury Department plans to sell five-year and...
- Equity, Commodity Weakness Pushes Munis Up. // Bond Buyer;5/23/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32387, p2
The article provides updates on the municipal and treasury bond market in the U.S. as of March 22, 2006. It has been noted that the municipal yield declined by one or two basis points as tax-exempt prices followed Treasuries higher in a firm start. And for the third time, the U.S. Treasury...
- Munis Weaker After the Long Weekend. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;1/5/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33245, p2
The article explores the municipal market in the U.S. It states that the sector was slightly weaker in January 4, 2010 after a long weekend ending in December 31, 2009. The Municipal Market Data triple-A scale shows a yield of 3.04 percent in ten years while the Treasury market was said to be a...
- Munis Soften, Treasuries Weaken; Eyes Look to More Positive Data. Chesla, Nicholas; Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;1/6/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31794, p2
Reports on the performance of the bond market in the U.S. Performance of municipal bonds; Factors influencing the market's performance; Yield levels of cash bonds; Increase in bid-wanted activity; Auction of notes by the Treasury Department.