St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard Wednesday said inflation is always a worry for him and his monetarist colleagues at the bank, but the low rates recently have given the Fed continued leeway with its accommodative monetary policy.
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