Monthly Archives: June 2013

30-year TIPS reissue auctions at a lofty 1.42%

The U.S. Treasury just announced that its 29-year, 8-month reissue of a Treasury Inflation-Protected Security auctioned with a yield of 1.42%, capping a spectacular run-up in yield in recent days. Read the announcement. This TIPS, CUSIP 912810RA8, was trading at … Continue reading

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Fed Chairman Bernanke’s ‘taper talk’ roils markets

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke today told the world what we already knew: The U.S. economy is gradually improving, and if this improvement continues, the Fed will begin tapering off its bond-buying stimulus program, possibly this year. Bernanke set this … Continue reading

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