Monday, November 26, 2007

Inflation? Bond Market Doesn't Think So

10-Year Treasury Yield at 2 1/2 Year Low

Treasurys Rally on Credit Market Fears; 10-Year Yield Drops to Lowest Point Since June 2005

NEW YORK (AP) -- Treasury prices rallied dramatically Monday on more credit concerns, pushing the benchmark 10-year note's yield down to its lowest level in two and a half years.

Trading was dominated by a fresh set of worries about the impact of deteriorating below prime home loans on the credit and housing sectors; those concerns led investors away from risk and to again seek the safety of government bonds.....

........The benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose 1 17/32 to 103 20/32 with a yield of 3.85 percent, down from 4.00 percent late Friday. The 10-year yield has not been this low since June 2005.

The 30-year long bond advanced 2 27/32 to 112 1/32 with a yield of 4.25 percent, down from 4.43 percent late Friday. ..........

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