The Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank's monthly survey released Wednesday showed businesses in the Sixth district slightly raised their inflation expectations for the coming year to a 1.9% rate for unit costs, with the expectation that non-labor costs will exert a moderate-to-strong upward influence on prices in the coming year.
Before the financial crisis of 2008-09, it would have been significant news if yields on municipal bonds had exceeded those on Treasury securities at any maturity, and that occurrence likely would have attracted a variety of investors seeking to take advantage of the relative-value opportunity.
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