Rates held steady Tuesday in cautious trading following the downing of a Russian military jet by Turkish F-16’s. In economic news, third quarter GDP was revised higher to 2.1% from 1.5%, matching forecast. Consumer Confidence fell sharply to 90.4, far below expectations. The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose at an annual rate of 5.5% in September. Results from today’s 5-year Treasury auction will be released at 1:00 PM.