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MarketWatch: Treasury yields edge higher after data showed U.S. retail sales unexpectedly climbed last month

Vivien Lou Chen and William Watts | September 16 , 2021

Treasury yields edged slightly higher Thursday, as U.S. retail sales for August confounded expectations by climbing 0.7% and investors sifted through other data ahead of next week’s Federal Reserve meeting. 

“The yield on 10-Year Treasury notes has been holding to a tight range for the last month,” Alan Adelman, senior fund manager and senior research analyst at Frost Investment Advisors, wrote in a note. “Such a lack of fluctuation indicates that investors may be holding off on making significant moves amid ongoing economic uncertainty. While we expect bonds will stay on this trajectory for the near future, one wildcard to consider is the debt ceiling issue” in the U.S.

Excerpted from MarketWatch on September 16, 2021. To read full article, click here.

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