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Bond Traders Face Week That Threatens to Shatter Any Market Calm

  • Fed set to hike rates, Treasury readies bond-sale schedule
  • Follows first week since February with no new peak in yields

It’s been a volatile time for the Treasuries market -- and the coming week will almost certainly be no exception.

Traders in the world’s biggest bond market are bracing for another round of price swings driven by a Federal Reserve meeting, the Treasury Department’s quarterly debt-sales announcement and the continuing global economic uncertainty that’s fueling large moves in the foreign-exchange market.