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Following the considerable weakness seen in the previous session, treasuries regained some ground during trading on Thursday. Bond prices moved to the upside in early trading and managed to remain positive for the remainder of the session.

After ending the previous session roughly flat, treasuries saw considerable weakness throughout the trading day on Wednesday. Bond prices came under pressure in early trading and remained firmly in the red for the rest of the session.

After recovering from an early move to the downside, treasuries showed a lack of direction throughout much of the trading day on Tuesday before closing roughly flat. Bond prices spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

Following the sharp pullback seen last week, treasuries showed a substantial move back to the upside during trading on Monday. Bond prices moved steadily higher throughout much of the session before closing sharply higher.

Treasuries moved sharply lower over the course of the trading day on Friday, extending the pullback seen throughout much of the week. Bond prices came under pressure in early trading and remained firmly in negative territory throughout the session.

Treasuries moved moderately lower during trading on Thursday but ended the session well off their worst levels of the day. After coming under pressure in morning trading, bond prices regained some ground in the afternoon but remained in the red.

Finishing off this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $29 billion worth of seven-year notes on Thursday. The seven-year note auction drew a high yield of 2.153 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.38.

After initially showing a lack of direction, treasuries moved moderately higher over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. Bond prices moved steadily higher in afternoon trading before closing firmly in positive territory.

Following yesterday's auction of $26 billion worth of two-year notes, 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 1.710 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.39.

Following the sharp pullback seen in the previous session, treasuries saw some further downside over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. After coming under pressure in early trading, bond prices regained some ground only to pull back going into the close.

Kicking off this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $26 billion worth of two-year notes on Tuesday, attracting below average demand. The two-year note auction drew a high yield of 0.692 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 3.28.

After trending higher over the past several sessions, treasuries showed a notable move back to the downside during trading on Monday. Bond prices came under pressure in morning trading and remained firmly in the red throughout the session.

Following the pullback seen in the previous session, treasuries showed a strong move back to the upside during trading on Friday. Bond prices moved notably higher in early trading and remained firmly positive throughout the session.

After trending higher over the past few sessions, treasuries gave back some ground over the course of the trading day on Thursday. Bond prices came under pressure in early trading and remained stuck in negative territory throughout the session.

After drifting lower throughout much of the session leading up to the Federal Reserve announcement, treasuries spiked higher going into the close. Bond prices jumped well off their worst levels of the day to end the session modestly higher.

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