Monthly Archives: August 2015

Checking in on today’s 5-year TIPS reopening

Let’s take a quick look at today’s auction of CUSIPĀ 912828K33, creating a 4-year, 8-month Treasury Inflation-Protected security. This TIPS – originally issued in April – carries a coupon rate of 0.125%. Because this TIPS currently trades in the secondary market, … Continue reading

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US inflation rises 0.1% in July

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1% in July on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index rose 0.2%. I am at … Continue reading

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