Monthly Archives: April 2014

5-year TIPS auctions with a yield of -0.213%

The Treasury just announced that a new 5-year TIPS, CUSIP 912828C99, auctioned with a yield to maturity of -0.213% and a coupon rate of 0.125%. The combination of negative yield and positive coupon rate means that buyers paid an adjusted … Continue reading

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Checking in on today’s 5-year TIPS auction — note earlier bid times

Update: 5-year TIPS auctions with a yield of -0.213% The U.S. Treasury will announce results of its auction of a new 5-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security, CUSIP 912828C99, just after 11:30 a.m. Non-competitive bids have to be placed by 11 a.m., if … Continue reading

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