Monthly Archives: June 2012

Headline inflation turned to deflation in May

‘Headline’ inflation – the measure that determines the inflation adjustment to principal for TIPS – took a dive in May, falling 0.3%, pulled down by a plunge in gas prices. It was the biggest drop since December 2008 – the … Continue reading

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Next TIPS auction: 30-year reissue on June 21, 2012

The Treasury announced today that, as expected, it will auction on June 21 a reissue of the 30-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security, CUSIP 912810QV3. The result will be a 29-year, 8-month maturity. Here is the fact sheet, which points out that … Continue reading

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