Interest Rates Move Higher On Signs Of Improving Economy

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Long-term interest rates are ticking higher. The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond hit 3 percent Thursday. After a long period of extraordinarily low rates, analysts say the improving economy and a slightly less accommodating Fed will combine to make borrowing a bit more expensive.

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