Treasuries were higher Monday afternoon, on a day in which equity investors couldn't get anything going. Around 4 p.m. EDT, the two-year note was up 1/32 to 100 17/32, yielding 3.33%. The five-year was gaining 3/32 to 96, yielding 4.47%.

The 10-year was adding 5/32 to 98, yielding 5.13%, and the long bond was ahead by 12/32 to 96 17/32, with a yield of 5.62%.