An ill wind is blowing for bonds

Liscio, J.
June 1992
U.S. News & World Report;6/15/92, Vol. 112 Issue 23, p53
Explains how weather affects the economy. The warm winter caused an increase in output for construction companies; Increase in oil prices when there is a cold winter; Why bonds are low for this cycle.


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