(Bloomberg) -- Treasury market volatility declined to a 10-month low as investors tried to discern how much winter weather is responsible for slowing the economy.

Benchmark 10-year note yields traded at almost the highest level since January before a report forecast to show retail sales rose in February after falling unexpectedly the prior month, according to a Bloomberg survey before the March 13 data, following stronger-than-projected jobs growth last month. The U.S. will auction $30 billion of three-year securities, the first of three sales of notes and bonds this week.

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