Data is mixed, but Treasury yields rise

|By:, SA News Editor

The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield is higher by three basis points to 2.50%, with jobless claims falling to an 8-year low winning the day vs. a big miss in June New Home Sales.

Checking rate hike expectations, the December 2016 Eurodollar contract is lower by 5.5 basis points (means expectation of higher rates), and pricing in about 200 basis points of rate hikes between now and then.

TLT -0.6%, TBT +1.2%

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