Monthly Archives: February 2015

Deflation strikes hard in January: What does it mean for TIPS and I Bonds?

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) declined 0.7% in January on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, U.S. inflation decreased 0.1%. Gasoline prices were the major … Continue reading

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30-year TIPS auctions with a yield to maturity of 0.842%

A new 30-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security auctioned today with a coupon rate of 0.750% and a yield to maturity of 0.842%, the Treasury announced. This is the only 30-year TIPS to be created in 2015, but the Treasury will reopen … Continue reading

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