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U.S. Treasury yields spike, sparking stock sell-off

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 193 points on Tuesday, breaking an eight-day winning streak.

A major culprit was spiking yields on U.S. Treasury notes, which reflects both U.S. economic strength and concerns about rising borrowing costs for both consumers and the government.

Data: Money.net; Chart: Axios Visuals
  • Yields on benchmark 10-year Treasuries hit their highest level since 2011
  • Yields on 2-year Treasuries hit their highest level since 2008.