Tuesday's Market: What Fed? Prices Flat, Stocks Remain Focus After 50 Basis Point Rate Cut
- Indexes mostly up in turbulent week; equities turmoil spurs flight to quality. Stanton, Michael // Bond Buyer;01/07/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30803, p6
Reports on the developments in the United States bond markets as of January 7, 2000. Factors that affect the decision of the Federal Reserve Board to not to raise interest rates; Fall of municipal bond prices; Rise in the 30-year US Treasury bonds.
- Averages rally into second rate cut. // Dow Theory Forecasts;2/5/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p3
Comments on the decrease of interest rates by the United States Federal Reserve Board. Implications of interest rate cut-off on corporate profits; Dependence of business conditions on stock price valuation; Importance of investment strategies.
- Cut in Margins. // Time;3/2/1953, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p82
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Reserve Board (FRB) is facilitating the buying of listed stocks by reducing the cash payment required of stock market investors from 75 to 50 percent, while the commodity markets posted increases in the price of pork, beef, and corn.
- Stock Smarts. Weiss, Richard A. // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/10/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 50, p23
The article reports that stock prices have recovered due to stronger than projected revised gross domestic product (GDP) and the U.S. Federal Reserve's more accommodative commentary. A gain of 2 to 3% has been exhibited by all three major domestic equity indices and are 6 to 11% greater than the...
- THE FINANCIAL MARKET EFFECT OF FOMC MINUTES. Rosa, Carlo // Economic Policy Review (19320426);Dec2013, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p67
The influence of the Federal Reserve's unanticipated target rate decisions on U.S. asset prices has been the subject of numerous studies. More recently, researchers have looked at the asset price response to statements issued by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). Yet, despite a vast and...
- Stocks Rise On Federal Reserve Optimism. Karr, Arnold J. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/13/2009, Vol. 198 Issue 32, p14
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Reserve's increasingly positive view of the economy lifted the major stock indices more than 1 percent, but retail stocks had to settle for more modest increases. The S&P Retail Index added 3.23 points, or 0.9 percent, to end the day at 366.94, putting...
- Volatile Session Ends With Municipals Down Slightly Due to Inflation Fears. Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;10/17/2005, Vol. 854 Issue 32239, p2
Reports on the condition of the municipal bond market in the U.S. Expectation for the Federal Reserve Board to tighten monetary policy further despite a benign reading on the core consumer price index; Increase in inflation shown in the much-anticipated consumer price index report; Concerns...
- Most Bond Buyer Indexes Fall in Week, But 1-Year Note Rises to 3.73%. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;7/21/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32428, p5
The article reports most of the "Bond Buyer" weekly indexes has declined after U.S. Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben S. Bernanke gave a semiannual testimony to the Congress, reversing early-week losses and increased prices. Municipal market was stagnant, but carried a firm tone after the...
- Still Driving Under Caution Flag. // High Yield Report;9/17/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 35, p1
The article focuses on the performance of the secondary market in the U.S. from September 10-16, 2007. The secondary market was in the cautionary condition, evidenced by the fewer investors who participated in the market despite the availability of credit at discounted price. One of the reasons...