Monthly Archives: July 2015

10-year TIPS auctions with a real yield of 0.491%

The Treasury just announced that a new 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security auctioned today with a coupon rate of 0.375% and a real yield (after inflation) to maturity of 0.491%. This is CUSIP 912828XL9 and it matures July 15, 2025. Because … Continue reading

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Checking in on today’s 10-year TIPS auction

Noncompetitive bids need to be placed by noon today if you are interested in investing in CUSIP 912828XL9, a new 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security. This is a decently attractive offering, so it’s worth a look. The coupon rate and real … Continue reading

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Up next: New 10-year TIPS will be auctioned July 23, 2015

The US Treasury announced yesterday it will be creating a new 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security at an auction next Thursday – July 23, 2015. This is CUSIP 912828XL9 and the coupon rate and real yield to maturity will be set … Continue reading

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U.S. inflation rises 0.3% in June; what does it mean for TIPS and I Bonds?

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.3% in June on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. But over the last 12 months, overall inflation rose just 0.1%. While higher gasoline … Continue reading

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Mid-year update: Where we stand with TIPS

It seems like the Treasury market has been on a wild ride in 2015, but in reality there’s been a lot of roiling around to get us back – pretty much – where we started the year. That is summed … Continue reading

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