Treasuries Finish Lower

Solid gains in stocks, and uncertainity about whether the Fed would cut interest rates again, kept Treasuries under pressure

Wall Street maintained its stranglehold on the bond market Thursday, and solid gains kept Treasuries under pressure through the session. However, action was uninspiring as the markets seemed to lack the momentum of recent day. Unwinding of recent curve steepening trades dominated, as extended recent gains and as players reassessed Wednesday's rally, which was in part predicated on rumors of a 50 basis point easing on Tuesday.

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