WASHINGTON -- More good news than bad yesterday helped keep alive the mini rally in the Treasury long bond that began on Friday, traders said.

Late yesterday, the 30-year Treasury bond was quoted up 13/32 to yield 7.86%, after gaining 20/32 on Friday, pushing the yield down to 7.90% from 7.95% on the two previous days.

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