Bonds Higher

Bonds were higher Wednesday on month- and quarter-end retail buying

Treasuries were higher Wednesday after the 2-year auction. Informa results that results of the auction were poor with a 3.86% stop, vs. 3.855% at 1 p.m. Earlier in the day, treasuries fell after fourth-quarter GDP numbers came in stronger than expected, but retailer buyers seized the opportunity to buy 5-years. Prices continued to rise on retailer month and quarter-end buying, according to Informa. Treasury yields were slightly lower at 4.55%.

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