Volatile Session Ends With Municipals Down Slightly Due to Inflation Fears

Johnson, Anastasija
October 2005
Bond Buyer;10/17/2005, Vol. 854 Issue 32239, p2
Trade Publication
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 about inflation and technical factors.


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