Merrill Lynch Corporate Bond Indexes
- Top Trustee Banks (by Number of Issues): . // Bond Buyer;4/1/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31355, p43
Presents a chart depicting the top trustee banks according to the number of bond issues in the U.S. for the first quarter of 2002.
- EV Energy Price Talk up to 8.25%. Sheahan, Matthew // High Yield Report;3/21/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p11
The article reports that the price talk on a bond offering by U.S. oil and gas production and development company is around 8 to 8.25 per cent in March 2011.
- ... Bankruptcies also increase in Feb. // High Yield Report;03/15/99, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p3
Reports on the performance of bank bonds in the United States, in February 1999. Signs of market volatility; Comparison with previous periods.
- Banks back in market, selling cheaply priced bonds. Dunaief, Daniel // American Banker;2/12/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 28, p32
Reports that banks in the United States have returned to the capital market with a spate of tightly priced bond issues. Several banks that came to market with its lowest-priced subordinate debt issues; Comments from analysts; Issues as an indication of the strong confidence in the banking sector.
- Can debt holders keep the banks safe? Boucher, Norman // Regional Review;Summer94, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p25
Examines the potential of banks' subordinated debt, bonds whose financial claims are subordinate to those of the depositors, as useful regulatory device. Fixed rate of return; Skepticism on mandatory subordinated debt proposal; Perspicacity of government regulators; Vulnerability of the current...
- Off month in bank debt issuance seen as anomaly. Padgett, Tania // American Banker;10/31/96, Vol. 161 Issue 210, p32
Reports that banks in the United States retreated from issuing bonds in October 1996, but are expected to return to the capital markets in November as fears about rising interest rates strengthen. Pressure on banks to repurchase stock Unfavorable trends in the swaps market.
- Bank issue fewer bonds; trend likely to continue. Padgett, Tania // American Banker;12/2/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 229, p36
Reports that bank bond issuance in the United States tapered off in November 1996 and is not expected to pick up again despite falling interest rates. Lower than normal credit costs taken advantage by banks; Tax-advantaged securities issued by NationsBank; Widening of corporate bond spread.
- Narrowing spreads on bank bonds signal investors' faith in sector. Dunaief, Daniel // American Banker;4/18/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 73, p20
Reports on continued tightening of bank bond spreads throughout the first quarter of 1995 that indicate investors' confidence in the creditworthiness of banks. Bank bonds five basis point away from record low spreads over ten-year Treasuries in 1994; Performance of banks feared to have...
- Regionals plan medium-term issues. PADGETT, TANIA // American Banker;10/15/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 198, p30
Reports on United States banks' interest in issuing medium-term notes despite the fall in the bank-bond market. Issuance of medium-term notes out of a shelf registration filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission; Total notes issued by the Household International Inc.