Although the Federal Open Market Committee has set specific thresholds for when it will raise interest rates, "the majority of the Committee still believes that the 'liftoff' date for the FOMC's policy rate will be in 2015 or later," Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said Monday.
A recent research paper suggests widespread violations of MSRB fair pricing rules are rampant in the municipal market. But scratching just below the surface reveals serious flaws in the methodology and assumptions underlying the authors' conclusions.
the bond buyer conferences
September 25-27, 2013JW Marriott LA Live, Los Angeles, CA
October 27-29, 2013Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York, NY