Yesterday we saw the 10-Year Treasury yieldYield is a measure of the income on an investment in relation to the price. There are several ways to measure yield. The current yield of a security is the income over the past year (either dividends or coupon payments) divided by the current price. rise to 1.76%—sparking a sell-off in the tech-heavy NASDAQ. Vice President Steve Johnson shares his reasoned perspective in Today’s Market Takeaways.