Treasuries were higher in afternoon trading as equities tumbled. The two-year note was up 9/32 to 99 30/32, yielding 3.02%, and the five-year was gaining 17/32 to 96 20/32, yielding 4.28%. The 10-year was ahead by 24/32 to 100 7/32, yielding 4.97%, and the 30-year bond was up 31/32 to 99 21/32, with a yield of 5.40%.