Vacationing traders unable to signal their displeasure with Friday's employment numbers weighed in yesterday morning, but the modest losses that resulted were mostly reversed by the end of the day.

The long bond, which had dropped about 1/4 point by the start of the New York session, finished a quiet trading day off just 1/16, to yield 8.49%.

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