Monthly Archives: May 2011

S&P launches new index tracking TIPS

From the announcement press release: The S&P/BGCantor U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Security Index is a broad, comprehensive, market value-weighted index that seeks to measure the performance of the U.S. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) market. You can track the index here, … Continue reading

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Why I am exiting Fidelity Inflation Protect Bond (FINPX)

I bought into FINPX on Dec. 8, 2008, when the price per share was $10.25. I am selling today when the price is $12.16. This is a tax-free account. That is a capital gain of 18.6% over three years, above … Continue reading

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