Updated Tuesday, July 29, 2014 as of 3:01 PM ET
Treasuries Fall First Time in 3 Days as Ukraine Tension Eases
(Bloomberg) -- Treasuries fell for the first time in three days, with benchmark 10-year yields rising from a seven-week low, as haven demand ebbed a day after a Malaysian airliner was shot down over Ukraine.
U.S. bonds pared this week’s gains after surging yesterday when the flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was downed by a missile and as Israeli troops moved into Gaza. An index of leading indicators for June showed a fifth month of expansion.   more »
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