TITLE

Municipals Continue Downward As FOMC Raises Target Fund Rate

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;11/12/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32009, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the results of municipal bond trading in the U.S. on November 10, 2004. Effect of the increase in the federal funds rate on the municipal bond market; Municipal bond yields; Major deals in the market.
ACCESSION #
15027264

 

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