TITLE

Major indicators to be viewed closely

AUTHOR(S)
Showalter, Monica
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;03/14/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30848, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States Federal Reserve Board will scrutinize major economic indicators as it approaches its March 21, 2000 D-Day for interest rates. Concerns about the elevated core readings of inflation; Indications of a resurgence in spending activity.
ACCESSION #
2909579

 

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