Monthly Archives: November 2012

Surprise: A TIPS auction without a record-low yield

I was on vacation last week and away from computers and the Internet (mostly), so I didn’t get a chance to write about Wednesday’s reissue auction of CUSIP 912828TE0, effectively creating a 9-year 8-month TIPS. Read the Treasury’s announcement. Demand … Continue reading

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Next up: Reopening of a 10-year TIPS, auctioning on Nov. 21, 2012

The U.S. Treasury announced today it will reissue a 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security, CUSIP 912828TE0, effectively creating a 9-year 8-month TIPS. Read the announcement. What we know: This TIPS has a coupon rate of 0.125%, the lowest the Treasury offers … Continue reading

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U.S. inflation ticked up just 0.1% in October

Rising food costs and higher rents offset a drop in gas prices last month, leaving consumer prices only slightly higher in October compared with the previous month. From the Associated Press report: The consumer price index rose a seasonally adjusted … Continue reading

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