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After ending the previous session firmly in the red, treasuries showed a strong move back to the upside during trading on Friday. Bond prices moved notably higher in early trading and continued to perform well throughout the session.

After creeping higher over the past few sessions, treasuries showed a notable move back to the downside during trading on Thursday. Bond prices came under pressure in early trading and remained firmly negative throughout the session.

After failing to sustain an early upward move, treasuries showed a lack of direction for much of the trading session on Wednesday before closing nearly flat. Bond prices had a positive bias for most of the day but ended the session near the unchanged line.

After moving modestly lower in early trading on Tuesday, treasuries rebounded over the course of the session to close slightly higher. Bond prices climbed well off their early lows and ended the day just above the unchanged line.

Treasuries moved modestly higher during trading on Monday, as traders looked for safe havens amid continued turmoil overseas. Bond prices showed a notable move to the upside in early trading but gave back some ground as the day progressed.

After moving sharply higher over the course of the previous session, treasuries gave back some ground during trading on Friday but closed well off their worst levels. Bond prices climbed well off their lows going into the close but still ended the day in the red.

Treasuries moved notably higher over the course of the trading day on Thursday, extending the modest upward move seen in the previous session. After moving moderately higher in early trading, treasuries saw further upside as the day progressed.

After ending the previous session roughly flat, treasuries showed a lack of direction throughout much of the trading day on Wednesday before closing modestly higher. Bond prices moved to the upside in late-day trading after spending most of the session near the unchanged line.

Treasuries showed a lack of direction throughout the trading day on Tuesday before ending the session roughly flat. Bond prices spent the session bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

After turning in a strong performance last week, treasuries gave back some ground over the course of the trading session on Monday. Bond price drifted lower as morning trading progressed before moving roughly sideways in the afternoon.

Extending the upward move seen over the past few sessions, treasuries moved modestly higher during trading on Friday. Bond prices moved moderately higher over the course of morning trading before giving back some ground in afternoon.

After an early move to the upside, treasuries gave back some ground over the course of the trading session on Thursday but still closed modestly higher. Bond prices moved roughly sideways going into the close, hovering above the unchanged line.

Finishing off this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $13 billion worth of thirty-year bonds on Thursday, attracting average demand. The thirty-year bond auction drew a high yield of 3.369 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.40.

After moving moderately lower for much of the session, treasuries showed a significant turnaround following the release of the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. Bond prices jumped well off their lows going into the close, ending the day modestly higher.

Following yesterday's auction of $27 billion worth of three-year notes, the Treasury Department sold $21 billion worth of ten-year notes on Wednesday, attracting below average demand. The ten-year note auction drew a high yield of 2.597 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.57.