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After seeing some early volatility, treasuries showed a notable move to the upside over the course of the trading day on Friday. Bond prices moved roughly sideways going into the close, hovering firmly in positive territory.

After turning lower following the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement on Wednesday, treasuries saw some further downside during trading on Thursday. Bond prices came under pressure in early trading and remained firmly negative throughout the session.

After seeing modest strength for much of the trading session on Wednesday, treasuries came under pressure following the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement to end the day in the red. Bond prices pulled back sharply following the release of the Fed statement but closed well off their worst levels.

Treasuries saw considerable volatility over the course of the trading day on Tuesday before ending the day nearly flat. Bond prices largely maintained a positive bias throughout the session but closed near the unchanged line.

Following the sell-off seen last Friday, treasuries showed a modest move back to the upside during trading on Monday. Bond prices moved higher in early trading and managed to remain in positive territory throughout the session.

After ending the previous session nearly flat, treasuries moved sharply lower over the course of the trading day on Friday. Bond prices came under pressure in early trading and remained firmly in negative territory throughout the session.

Despite a solid thirty-year bond auction, treasuries pulled back off their highs for the session to end Thursday's trading nearly flat. Bond prices saw modest strength for much of the day but closed only slightly above the unchanged line.

The Treasury Department finished off this week's series of long-term securities auctions with the sale of $13 billion worth of thirty-year bonds on Thursday, attracting above average demand. The thirty-year bond auction drew a high yield of 3.24 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.67.

Extending the downward trend seen over the past several sessions, treasuries moved moderately lower during trading on Wednesday. Bond prices came under pressure in early trading and remained firmly in negative territory throughout the season.

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 average demand. The ten-year note auction drew a high yield of 2.535 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.71.

Treasuries moved moderately lower during trading on Tuesday, extending the downward trend shown over the past several sessions. Bond prices moved to the downside in early trading and remained stuck in the red throughout the session.

Kicking off this week's series of long-term securities auctions, the Treasury Department sold $27 billion worth of three-year notes on Tuesday, attracting below average demand. The three-year note auction drew a high yield of 1.066 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 3.17.

After once again failing to sustain an initial upward move, treasuries turned lower over the course of the trading session on Monday. Bond prices pulled back well off their early highs, eventually ending the session modestly below the unchanged line.

While treasuries initially benefited from the release of a disappointing U.S. jobs report, buying interest waned over the course of the morning. Bond prices subsequently pulled back well off their early highs, sliding into negative territory late in the trading day.

After turning higher over the course of the previous session, treasuries moved back to the downside during trading on Thursday. Bond prices came under pressure in early trading and remained firmly negative throughout the session.