U.S. government debt prices were mixed on Tuesday as investors focused on Treasury auctions and economic data.
The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-year notes on Tuesday at a high yield of 1.423 percent.
Indirect bidders, which include major central banks, were awarded 57.2 percent. Direct bidders, which includes domestic money managers, bought 8.1 percent.
The three-year yield was higher around 1.413 percent.
A $38 billion sale of 10-year notes and 30-year bonds are both scheduled for later in the week.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes, which moves inversely to price, was lower at around 2.389 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also lower at 3.02 percent.
The 2-year and 5-year notes all hit their lowest points since Jan. 17, during today's session. The 10-year note also hit its lowest level in almost 3 weeks, back to Jan 18th when the bond yielded 2.329 percent.