TITLE

GO Spreads Widening, Though Defaults Are Uncommon

AUTHOR(S)
Fine, Jacob
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/5/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31586, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites findings of a report released by Hale and Dorr Capital Management Inc. on the general obligation (GO) bond yields in the U.S., as of March 2003. Default rate among all municipal bonds according to the report; Increase in spreads on most noninsured bonds according to Boston-based wealth management firm; Reasons behind downgrade in the ratings of state GO bonds; Performance of essential-service revenue bonds.
ACCESSION #
9302645

 

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