Treasuries Slip Sliding Away

Possible tax cuts leave bond players jittery

The March bond Monday continued down its slippery slope from Friday, as the curve steepening banana skin continued to undermine the contract. So, too, a fresh bipartisan push in the Senate on Bush's first day in office to ram through at least $1.6 trillion in tax cuts kept the long bond nervous, driving yields back above 5.6%.

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