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The Treasury auctioned $32 billion in two-year notes at a high yield of 0.447 percent. The bid-to-cover ratio, an indicator of demand, was 3.35.
U.S. Treasury yields were little changed on Monday after recent strong economic data and last week's efforts to settle unrest in Ukraine.
US markets were poised for a higher open with results from Netflix and Kimberly-Clark and an anticipated Alibaba prospectus in focus.
The head of a leading Russian hypermarket chain has shrugged off the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, and signaled willingness to open a store in Crimea.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open, with multiple big names reporting earnings before Wall Street opens.
U.S. bonds fell back on Wednesday, as the previous session's stock market rally caused investors' bid for "safe-haven" assets to wane.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Wednesday, ahead of a busy day for bank, tech and pharmaceutical earnings.
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