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Top-quality municipal bonds ended steady to stronger on Monday, according to traders, as the market prepared to take on a new issue calendar of about $7.2 billion that will start to hit the screens on Tuesday. more »
Top-quality municipal bonds were unchanged at mid-session, according to traders, as the market prepared to take on a new issue calendar of about $7.2 billion that will hit the screens starting on Tuesday. more »
Tender rates for the Treasury Department's latest 91-day and 182-day discount bills were lower, as the three-months incurred a 0.250% high rate, down from 0.305% the prior week, and the six-months incurred a 0.420% high rate, off from 0.500% the week before. more »
Texas factory activity, as measured by the production index, "activity increased markedly in September," according to the monthly Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, released Monday. more »
The pace of new single-family home sales fell back to a still-strong 609,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate in August, giving back only part of a July surge, data released by the Commerce Department Monday showed. more »
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari on Friday fielded questions in a live exchange with followers on Twitter, mixing monetary policy and macro-economics with NFL smack-talk. more »
The Texas Water Development Board chairman Bech Bruun sits down with markets reporter Aaron Weitzman to discuss a gambit of topics, including droughts in Texas and how those disastrous times have turned into learning experiences. They also discuss the history of the TWDB and its various programs as well as what it's like not only being an issuer in today's low interest rate environment but also what it's like being an issuer from Texas.