A bulging new-issue calendar and worrisome comments from Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan combined to create double-digit yield increases in The Bond Buyer's weekly indexes, erasing five weeks of rising prices.

The 20-bond and 11-bond indexes of general obligation bonds both jumped 11 basis points, to 5.61% and 5.51%, respectively, from 5.50% and 5.40% last week.

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