Monthly Archives: August 2015

A TIPS surprise: No bounce from market turmoil

As stock markets wavered violently over the last week, the market for Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities has been remarkably sedate, and surprisingly, there is no apparent demand for TIPS as a ‘safe harbor.’ This chart shows the 5-day market results for … Continue reading

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Auction result: 5-year TIPS reopens with a yield of 0.305%

The US Treasury just announced that its reopening of CUSIP 912828K33 resulted in a real yield to maturity (after inflation) of 0.305%. This creates a 4-year, 8-month Treasury Inflation-Protected Security. Because this TIPS has an already-established coupon rate of 0.125%, … Continue reading

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