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[$$] U.S. Government Bonds Strengthen on Trade Fears

U.S. Treasury prices rose Wednesday as fresh proposals for tariffs by the U.S. stoked fears that a global trade rift could be worsening. The latest steps by the U.S. and China pressured global stocks while driving up demand for U.S. Treasurys, which tend to do well when investors feel shaky about the economic outlook. PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/ U.S. Treasury Department building on Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note had risen three of the past four trading sessions.