Monthly Archives: June 2012

More ‘Operation Twist’? So far, no big deal for TIPS

The Federal Reserve announced June 20 that it will extend its program of selling short-term Treasuries and buying long-term Treasuries, effectively extending ‘Operation Twist’ beyond its scheduled expiration at the end of this month. From the McClatchy Newspapers report: Because … Continue reading

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30-year TIPS reissue auctions at record-low 0.520%

The Treasury today auctioned a 29-year, 8-month reissue of CUSIP 912810QV3, resulting in a yield to maturity of 0.520%. That’s a record-low yield for an 30-year TIPS issue or reissue; the previous low was 0.77%, for this same TIPS when … Continue reading

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