U.S. government debt prices traded mixed on Tuesday as investors focused on economic data and digested a Treasury Department sale.
The department auctioned $24 billion in three-year notes on Tuesday at a high yield of 1.472 percent. The bid-to-cover ratio, an indicator of demand, was 2.97.
Indirect bidders, which include major central banks, were awarded 54.6 percent. Direct bidders, which includes domestic money managers, bought 6.6 percent.
The U.S. three-year note yield held at 1.499 percent, slightly below breakeven.