Treasuries were mostly a little higher Tuesday, but the two-year note wasn't able to break into positive territory.

Around 4 p.m. EDT, the two-year was down 1/32 to 100 8/32, yielding 3.24%. The five-year note was up 1/32 to 99 23/32, yielding 4.44%, and the 10-year Treasury was adding 2/32 to 98 3/32 to yield 5.13%.

The long bond was inching up 1/32 to 95 29/32 with a yield of 5.66%.