Treasury bond yields fell Tuesday, ahead of December data on the number of job vacancies in the US, due to be released later that morning.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to 1.147% at 4:15 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury note fell to 1.923%. The returns move inversely to the prices.
US Treasury bond yields fell, and the Department of Labor is expected to release December job data on Tuesday at 10 a.m. ET.
The decline in government bond yields came after the House Democrats launched their $ 1,400 direct payments stimulus plan on Monday evening, which will expire faster than the previously proposed legislation.
An update to the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for January is due at 6 a.m. ET.
James Bullard, President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, is expected to deliver a speech at 12 noon ET.
A weekly update of API crude stocks is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. ET.
Auctions will be held Tuesday for $ 30 billion worth of 119-day bills, $ 30 billion worth of 42-day bills, and $ 58 billion worth of 3-year banknotes.
– CNBC’s Jacob Pramuk contributed to this article.