Investment Figures Of The Week
A desultory week in the financial markets. U.S. equities and bonds took a beating, as interest rate worries roiled the markets. Even generally favorable earnings reports failed to buoy the markets. The yield of 30-year Treasuries climbed to 7.6%, as investors continued to predict an upturn in inflation. The bond and stock markets alike were pummeled by a desultory auction of 10-year Treasury notes on May 11. Traders were expecting discouraging consumer and producer price index numbers. All data on this page are as of market close Wednesday, May 11, 1994, unless otherwise indicated. Industry groups include S&P 500 companies only; performance and share prices are as of market close May 10. Mutual fund returns are as of May 6. Relative portfolios are valued as of May 10. A more detailed explanation of this page is available on request.
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