Treasuries Finish Mostly Higher

Treasuries gained amid a curve steepening trade, on war fears and news of a tape that linked Osama bin Laden to Iraq

It was a fitful Tuesday for Treasuries, with Greenspan's testimony and the 5-year note auction highlighting. However, in the end the markets couldn't overcome the dominance of geopolitical factors -- stocks weakened on news of another bin Laden tape, and Treasuries gained amid a curve steepening trade.

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