After getting a bad start on a set of stronger-than-expected economic indicators Wednesday morning, Treasury prices managed to recover most of their losses during the shortened trading session.

By 1 p.m., eastern standard time, when the market closed early in honor of the Thanskgiving holiday, the 30-year bond was off 1/4 point to yield 7.96%. Right after the monring's data, the long bond had traded above 8%. Short-term noted ended slightly higher on the day.

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