Treasuries declined, pushing up yields on 10-year notes the mostin more than a week, as Germany signaled it may be open to abailout of Spain, reducing the haven appeal of U.S. governmentdebt.

Yields extended gains after a report showed the cost of livingin the U.S. climbed for a second month in September. The differencebetween yields on 10-year notes and similar-maturity TreasuryInflation Protected Securities, a gauge of expectations forconsumer prices, widened to 2.47 percentage points, above theaverage of 2.17 percentage points since October 2002.

“Folks are a little bit more excited about the prospects forrecovery in Europe,” said David Coard, head of fixed-income tradingin New York at Williams Capital Group, a brokerage forinstitutional investors. “Yields are having something of a yieldrally.”

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