Monthly Archives: October 2011

A rational look at TIPS: Are they overpriced? A poor investment?

Scott Grannis, a blogger who calls himself Calafia Beach Pundit, has written a crystal-clear, totally rational look at Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities titled ‘TIPS Update: Betting On A Stuck Economy.’ Grannis, an economist, came up with this wonderful chart showing the … Continue reading

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Next up: Reissue of a 30-year TIPS on Oct. 20, 2011

The U.S. Treasury will auction a reissue of a 30-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security, CUSIP 912810QP6, on Oct. 20. Although the announcement was to come next week, it is already posted in the official list of upcoming auctions. Reissues are always … Continue reading

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