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After closing nearly flat for two straight sessions, treasuries showed a notable move to the upside during trading on Friday. Bond prices moved steadily higher throughout the session, ending the day firmly in positive territory.

Treasuries showed a lack of direction throughout much of the trading day on Thursday before closing roughly flat for the second straight session. Bond prices spent the trading session bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

The Treasury Department finished off this week's series of long-term securities auctions with the sale of $29 billion worth of seven-year notes on Thursday, attracting average demand. The seven-year note auction drew a high yield of 1.888 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.49.

After seeing moderate weakness for much of the session, treasuries recovered going into the close of trading on Wednesday to end the day roughly flat. Bond prices climbed well off their worst levels but were unable to sustain the late upward move.

Continuing this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $35 billion worth of five-year notes on Wednesday, attracting below average demand. The five-year note auction drew a high yield of 1.560 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.46.

Treasuries moved notably higher over the course of the trading day on Tuesday, more than offsetting the weakness seen in the previous session. Bond prices showed a steady move to the upside for much of the session before closing firmly in positive territory.

The Treasury Department sold $26 billion worth of two-year notes on Tuesday, kicking off this series of long-term securities auctions with average demand. The two-year note auction drew a high yield of 0.648 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 3.40.

After ending the previous session modestly higher, treasuries saw some further upside over the course of the trading day on Thursday. Bond prices initially showed a lack of direction but climbed firmly into positive territory as the day progressed.

Treasuries showed a lack of direction throughout much of the trading day on Wednesday before eventually ending the session modestly higher. Bond prices managed to end the day in positive territory but off their highs for the session.

Following the sharp pullback seen in the previous session, treasuries saw some further downside during trading on Tuesday. After coming under pressure in early trading, treasuries regained some ground before pulling back in afternoon trading.

Following the rally seen last Friday, treasuries showed a significant move back to the downside during trading on Monday. Bond prices fell sharply in morning trading before moving roughly sideways in the afternoon.

After turning lower over the course of the previous session, treasuries moved back to the upside during trading on Thursday. Bond prices moved higher in early trading and remained firmly in positive territory throughout the session.

Finishing off this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $16 billion worth of thirty-year bonds on Thursday, attracting below average demand. The thirty-year bond auction drew a high yield of 3.044 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.20.

In a mirror image of the performance seen in the previous session, treasuries saw early strength on Wednesday but turned lower over the course of the session. Bond prices pulled back well off their early highs to finish the session modestly in the red.

Following yesterday's auction of $24 billion worth of three-year notes, the Treasury Department sold $24 billion worth of ten-year notes on Wednesday, attracting above average demand. The ten-year note auction drew a high yield of 2.237 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.72.

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