Monthly Archives: August 2011

5-year TIPS auctions at negative 0.825%

The Treasury has posted the auction results for today’s reissue of a 5-year TIPS. This yield to maturity of -0.825% was right in line with what most experts were predicting. The 4-year, 8-month issue will mature on April 15, 2016. … Continue reading

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Stocks are plummeting: Interesting day for a TIPS auction

Update: This 5-year TIPS reissue auctioned at negative 0.825%. Stocks looking punk. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 430+ points this morning, on the day that the Treasury is auctioning a reissue of a 5-year TIPS, CUSIP 912828QD5. That … Continue reading

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