Monthly Archives: August 2012

5-year TIPS reissue auctions at record-low -1.286%

The U.S. Treasury has announced results of today’s reissue of CUSIP 912828SQ4, resulting in a yield to maturity of -1.286%, meaning that today’s buyers are accepting 1.286% less than the rate of inflation over the next four years, 8 months. … Continue reading

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An update on U.S. inflation: Nowhere to be found

I was out of town last week and didn’t get a chance to write about the U.S. inflation rate in July, which was unchanged from June, in other words … zero inflation in July. This is the ‘headline’ inflation rate … Continue reading

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