Long Bond Again Rises Sharply

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Longer-term Treasuries were again higher, a day after the government disclosed plans to discontinue the long bond.

Around 2 p.m. EST, the two-year note was down 4/32 to 100 16/32, yielding 2.48%. The five-year was off 7/32 to 104 19/32, yielding 3.52%. The 10-year Treasury rose 9/32 to 106 12/32 to yield 4.20%, and the 30-year bond was up 1 29/32 to 109 22/32, yielding 4.76%.