Monthly Archives: June 2015

30-year TIPS reopening auctions with a yield of 1.142%

The Treasury just announced that the reopening of CUSIP 912810RL4 – creating a 29-year, 8-month Treasury Inflation-Protected Security – auctioned with a real yield to maturity of 1.142%. Since this TIPS was created in February with a coupon rate of … Continue reading

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Checking in on today’s 30-year TIPS reopening auction

CUSIP 912810RL4 will reopen at auction today, creating a 29-year, 8-month Treasury Inflation-Protected Security. This TIPS has a coupon rate of 0.75%, which was set at the originating auction in February. Noncompetitive bids must be placed by noon; the auction … Continue reading

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U.S. inflation rises 0.4% in May on stronger gas prices

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.4% in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, official inflation was unchanged — 0.0%. The gasoline index … Continue reading

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Up next: 30-year TIPS reopens at auction on June 18, 2015

I am on the road this week and away from my computer, so I don’t have access to all my usual stuff. Oh well, I’ll try to provide a quick analysis of next Thursday’s auction — a reopening of CUSIP … Continue reading

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