The 30 year treasury yield is included on the longer end of the yield curve and is important when looking at the overall US economy. Historically, the 30 year treasury yield reached upwards of 15.21% in 1981 when the Federal Reserve raised benchmark rates to contain inflation. The 30 Year yield also went as low as 2% in the low rate environment after the Great Recession.
30 Year Treasury Rate is at 1.80%, compared to 1.84% the previous market day and 3.03% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 5.04%.