A rise in Treasury yieldsYield 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. last week is triggering headlines. In Today’s Market Takeaways, Research Analyst Liz Laprade answers the question on everyone’s minds: Should investors be worried about runaway inflation?