With the housing market seemingly back on track, buying $40 billion of mortgage-backed securities a month risks "overkill," and the Fed should cut back on its purchases, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President and CEO Richard W. Fisher said Wednesday.
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