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Below you can find links to articles in the news that discuss market fundamentals that could potentially affect the price of 2 YR T-Note on the CBOT commodities exchange. Before you invest in the 2 year Treasury Note futures market you should do your own research.

1. Bloomberg.com "Treasury Two-Year Notes Attract Record Direct Demand" October 23, 2012
Treasuries rose as concern the U.S. economic recovery is faltering drove record demand from a group of investors that includes pension funds and insurance companies at the government’s auction of $35 billion of two-year notes. 
2. Bloomberg.com “Treasuries Fall After 2-Year Note Auction As Fed Meets” April 24, 2012

The two-year notes sold today drew a bid-to-cover ratio, which gauges demand by comparing total bids with the amount of securities offered, of 3.76, highest since September, compared with an average of 3.56 for the past 10 sales. 

3. Bloomberg.com “Treasuries Fall After 2-Year Note Auction as Fed Meets” April 24, 2012 

The two-year notes sold today drew a bid-to-cover ratio, which gauges demand by comparing total bids with the amount of securities offered, of 3.76, highest since September, compared with an average of 3.56 for the past 10 sales.

4. Bloomberg "Treasuries Rise as Europe Crisis, U.S. Impasse Buoy Two-Year Auction" November 22, 2011

Treasuries rallied after the government’s sale of $35 billion in two-year notes attracted the highest demand ever as investors sought safety amid the European debt crisis and U.S. budget gridlock.

5. Forextv.com "Market Awaits the Fed Statement... Stocks and Oil Stabilize, Bonds fall and Gold Retraces Rally" August 9, 2011

US Treasuries were sold with the 2-year and 10-year yields rising a sign that investors are hoping for some stimulus pledge from the Fed and are more tempted to move into riskier assets.

6. Reuters.com "TREASURIES-Treasury selloff stabilises, markets refocus on data" July 1, 2011

Two-year yields slipped 1.2 basis points to 0.454 percent. 

7. Bloomberg.com “Treasury Notes Advance on Speculation That Greece May Depart From the Euro” May 6, 2011

U.S. two-year note yields fell to the lowest level since March 17 after Der Spiegel magazine reported that debt-strapped Greece is considering withdrawing from the European monetary union. Treasuries dropped earlier after a government report showed the U.S. added more jobs than forecast in April. U.S. stocks trimmed gains and commodities erased an earlier advance. 

8. MarketWatch.com "U.S. sells 2-year debt at highest yield since May" February 22, 2011

The Treasury Department sold $35 billion in 2-year notes on Tuesday at a yield of 0.745%, the highest level since May 2010.

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