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How do U.S. treasury yields impact yields of other sovereign debt markets?

I read somewhere that when the U.S. Treasury yields rise, it will also have a "gravitational pull" on yields of other sovereign debt markets. For example, when the U.S. Treasury yields rise, ...
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Why do longer maturity treasuries normally have higher yields than shorter ones?

The conventional reason I see for this everywhere is that "investors take on larger risk locking up their money for longer." This is unsatisfactory for me because of the secondary market. ...
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Why is the yield curve typically concave?

The normal yield curve is usually drawn concave. Why is this typically the case? My current understanding is that long term bonds have higher interest rate risk because a higher percentage of its ...
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Why do yield spikes reflect badly on tech stocks

Yield spikes are a reflection of market equity valuation. How I interpret this is that there’s real fear that some companies in the market won’t be able to pay their debt. Therefore, bonds trade cheap,...
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Which maturity date do yields refer to?

I notice that here the current yields of different treasuries are reported each day. However, are there multiple maturity dates for each security with probably different yields? For example, consider ...