Archive for July 30th, 2006

Corporate Bond Issues Up 18.3% (May 2006)

According to statistics published by the Bond Market Association, based on Thomson Financial Securities Data, corporate bond issues for the first five months of 2006, totaled $339 billion. This was an 18.3% increase over the same period in 2005. New issues were concentrated on investment grade bonds that made up 91.7% of the total — […]

US Trade Deficit Increase Levels Off in 2006

According to a US Bureau of Economic Analysis release of July 12, 2020, the US trade deficit leveled off during 2006, with a difference between imports and exports of goods and services of $63.8 billion in May 2006. Since the trade deficit is a major source of funds for the US bond market, a slowing of […]

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