Monthly Archives: July 2013

Why the breakeven rate is important: A TIPS versus Treasury example

I had a 10-year TIPS mature in July and I thought it would be interesting to look at how that Treasury Inflation-Protected Security performed against a traditional 10-year Treasury. Did it outperform? By how much? So here are the basic … Continue reading

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Who should buy Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities?

I was updating my TIPS Q&A page today and I realized that I never really answered this question: Who should buy TIPS? So here we go … First off, I want to state loudly that TIPS are for preserving wealth, … Continue reading

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