What's Up With Yields

S&P believes elevated inflation worries and increased repatriation of foreign investments are causing rates to climb

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note closed at 5.2% on June 13, down from the 5.25% close on Tuesday, June 12, the highest level since July, 2006. But this was up substantially from the 4.89% seen on May 31 and the 4.63% yield recorded on April 30.

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