TITLE

Midwest Volume Lags in First Half

AUTHOR(S)
DEVITT, CAITLIN; SHIELDS, YVETTE
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;8/14/2013, Vol. 385 Issue 33962, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports a decrease in municipal bonds trading in Middle West due to an increase in interest rates and lagging economic growth. It mentions that there has been a decline in trading by 12 percent during the first half of 2013 as compared to the same period in 2012. Issues regarding the steps taken by the U.S. Federal Reserve to taper bond buying are also discussed. A chart depicting the trade of municipal bonds in several states of the U.S. is presented.
ACCESSION #
89772959

 

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