DIARY-U.S. Treasuries, Tuesday, Oct. 9


Treasury Department announces sale of 4-week bills, 11 a.m. (1500 GMT).

Treasury Department sells 3- and 6-month bills, 11:30 a.m. (1530 GMT).

Treasury Department sells 3-year notes, 1 p.m. (1700 GMT).


Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen and Bank of France Governor Christian Noyer participate in IMF/Japan Ministry of Finance Seminar: "Sovereign Risk, Capital Markets, and Financial Stability: The Interconnections" in Tokyo, 8:30 a.m. (0030 GMT).


National Federation of Independent Business releases small business optimism index for September, 7:30 a.m. (1130 GMT). In the previous month, the index read 92.9.

ICSC/Goldman Sachs release chain store sales for the week ended Oct. 6 versus the prior week, 7:45 a.m. (1145 GMT). In the previous week, sales fell 0.3 percent.

Redbook releases its Retail Sales Index of department and chain store sales for October versus September, 8:55 a.m. (1255 GMT). In the prior period, sales were up 1.6 percent.

The Conference Board releases its employment trend index for September, 10 a.m. (1400 GMT). In the previous report, the index read 108.6.

Investor's Business Daily and TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence releases the IBD consumer confidence index for October, 10 a.m. (1400 GMT) The index read 51.8 in September.

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