Yields Mixed for Second Consecutive Week as Investors React to War

Smith, Aaron T.
April 2003
Bond Buyer;4/4/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31608, p7
Trade Publication
The article highlights yield indexes in the U.S. bond market as of April 4, 2003. “ People are not as convinced by the belief that the economy will resume its recovery once the war in Iraq has passed,” said John Pietanza, bond market strategist for Miller Tabak& Co. Investors disappointed that the war seemed to have slowed over the weekend discarded their stocks and sent Treasury prices up. Municipal bond yields rose as new-issue market underwriters priced$ 550 million of New York City Transitional Finance Authority future-tax-secured bonds.


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