Monthly Archives: July 2012

Vanguard is launching short-term TIPS funds, ETF

Vanguard on July 24 filed paperwork with the SEC to launch the Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund, and it will come in traditional Investor and Admiral mutual fund varieties – along with an ETF. This fund will track the … Continue reading

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10-year TIPS auctions at record low -0.637%

The Treasury today at 1 p.m. closed out its auction of a new 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security with a yield to maturity of -0.637%, a record low for any 9- to 10-year TIPS at auction. Here is the Treasury’s summary … Continue reading

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It’s official: Details of 10-year TIPS auction on July 19, 2012

The U.S. Treasury today announced details of the upcoming 10-year auction of a new issue Treasury Inflation-Protected Security. It will be forever known as CUSIP 912828TE0. View the Treasury announcement. Details: The coupon, or base rate, of this TIPS will … Continue reading

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Next up: 10-year TIPS new issue will auction July 19, 2012

The Treasury will announce Thursday that it will be auctioning a new 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security on July 19, 2012. What can we expect? The coupon rate is likely to be set by auction at 0.125%, the lowest rate possible, … Continue reading

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