Monthly Archives: December 2013

Recapping 2013: The year in TIPS

Holders of mutual funds investing in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities won’t be sad to see 2013 fade away: It’s been the worst year for TIPS values since the Treasury instrument was launched in 1997. The TIP ETF – which holds a … Continue reading

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5-year TIPS reissue auctions at -0.375%

The Treasury just announced the results of today’s reopening of CUSIP 912828UX6, a 4-year, 4-month TIPS that auctioned with a yield to maturity of -0.375%, plus inflation. Because this TIPS carries a coupon rate of 0.125% – the lowest the … Continue reading

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