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

After drifting lower over the course of the three previous sessions, treasuries moved back to the upside during trading on Thursday. Bond prices lingered near the unchanged line for much of the session before climbing more firmly into positive territory late in the day.

Treasuries moved to the downside in response to the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting, ending Wednesday's trading modest lower. Bond prices came under pressure following the release of the minutes but regained some ground going into the close.

After failing to sustain an early upward move, treasuries showed a notable downturn before ending Tuesday's trading modestly lower. Bond prices pulled back off their early highs over the course of the morning and remained stuck in the red throughout the afternoon.

Treasuries moved lower over the course of the trading day on Monday, giving back some ground after turning in a strong performance last week. Bond prices moved steadily lower as the day progressed before closing firmly in negative territory.

Adding to the modest gains posted in the two previous sessions, treasuries moved notably higher during trading on Friday. After seeing early strength, bond prices accelerated to the upside in mid-morning trading before giving back some ground in the afternoon.

Treasuries saw considerable volatility over the course of the trading day on Thursday before ending the session modestly higher. After seeing initial strength, bond prices pulled back into the red before rebounding late in the trading day.

The Treasury Department sold $16 billion worth of thirty-year bonds on Thursday, finishing off this week's series of long-term securities auctions by attracting strong demand. The thirty-year bond auction drew a high yield of 3.224 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.60.

Treasuries moved moderately higher over the course of the trading day on Wednesday, benefiting from easing concerns about the outlook for interest rates. Bond prices moved steadily higher for much of the session before pulling back off their highs going into the close.

Following yesterday's disappointing three-year note auction, 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 2.439 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.83.

After ending the previous session nearly flat, treasuries moved modestly lower over the course of the trading day on Tuesday. Bond prices drifted lower in morning trading before moving roughly sideways in the afternoon.

After showing a strong move to the upside in early trading on Friday, treasuries gave back some ground as the day progressed but still closed slightly higher. Bond price moved roughly sideways going into the close, hovering just above the unchanged line.

Treasuries moved notably higher over the course of the trading day on Thursday, adding to the modest gains posted over the past few sessions. Bond prices moved steadily higher as the day progressed, closing firmly in positive territory.

After showing a strong move to the upside in early trading on Wednesday, treasuries gave back ground over the course of the session before closing slightly higher. Bond prices managed to remain in positive territory but ended the day only just above the unchanged line.

After coming under pressure in early trading on Tuesday, treasuries showed a significant turnaround over the course of the session. Bond prices climbed well off their early lows and managed to end the session modestly higher.