: Economic reports on consumer sentiment and retail sales offered investors little insight into the economy Friday. Rates on short-term Treasurys were flat.
LITTLE HELP: The preliminary Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for March slipped unexpectedly but retail sales rose unexpectedly for February.
LONG JUMP: Long-term Treasury prices rose again after rising Thursday following strong demand at an auction.
(This version CORRECTS Thursday 30-year price move)