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[$$] Oil’s Tumble Pushes U.S. Government Bond Prices Higher

U.S. government bond prices rose Friday, as a steep fall in oil prices weighed on investors’ expectations for inflation. Yields, which fall as bond prices rise, slipped as U.S. crude prices plunged 7.7% to their weakest level in over a year. Falling oil prices threaten to dampen U.S. consumer prices