WASHINGTON -- Follow-through trading in the Treasury market yesterday kept prices moving in the same direction as Wednesday, with the long end slipping and the short end gaining. Trading was very light.

The long bond lost seven ticks, closing at 95 92/32 with a 7.85% yield, after losing nearly 3/4 of a point Wednesday. The 10-year note ended yesterday down one tick at 100 14/32, yielding 7.81%, following an 11-tick slide the previous day.

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