Monthly Archives: September 2012

Are TIPS expensive? A look back into recent history …

A New York Times article with the headline ‘An Inflation Hedge Carries Its Own Risks‘ spells out why TIPS mutual funds appear to be overpriced, and possibly risky, after substantial gains. Some of its major points: Investors who placed bets … Continue reading

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10-year TIPS auctions at a record low -0.75%

The U.S. Treasury just announced that its reissue of a 10-year TIPS auctioned with a record-low yield to maturity of -0.75%. This is CUSIP 912828TE0, which will mature on July 15, 2022. The previous record low was for this same … Continue reading

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