Treasury Yield Curve Flattest due to the Concern of U.S. Recovery Halting

As reported by Susanne Walker and Cordell Eddings from Bloomberg, the extra yield Treasury investors get to hold 30-year bonds instead of two-year notes shrank to the narrowest in a week on speculation the U.S. economic recovery is stalling.

The long bonds rose as much as two points as stocks pared gains. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser told Bloomberg Radio today that policy makers should have waited to see how the economy performed before pledging on Aug. 9 to hold interest rates at record lows for two years.

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