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10-Year US Treasury Bond Yield History
Historical yield rates for 10-yr US Treasury Note from 1900 to 2012
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May 18, 2012:  The yield on the 10-year US Treasury bond set a  112 year record low of 1.70% yesterday and again today.    Here is a snapshot of today's "US Treasury Rates at a Glance showing the 10--year US Treasury note is currently up 0.03% from yesterday's record low 1.70%.                                                 
Chart of 112-year History
10-Year US Treasury Note Yield History
Chart of 10-Year US Treasury Note Yield
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For some perspective on all-important long-term interest rates, today's chart illustrates the 112-year trend of the 10-year Treasury bond yield (thick blue line). Escalating concerns over Europe in addition to a struggling global economy have encouraged investors, institutions and governments alike to move a portion of their investment dollars to the relative safety of the US. This has resulted in a significant decline of the 10-year Treasury bond yield. In fact, the 10-year yield has declined a fairly dramatic 340 basis points (i.e. 3.4%) since the peak of the credit bubble. This decline has brought the 10-year Treasury bond yield to a 112-year low. The decline of the 10-year Treasury bond yield has been significant enough to bring the 10-year yield near resistance of what is a 26-year downtrend channel.
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