Monthly Archives: February 2016

US inflation was unchanged in January

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) was unchanged in January on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, ‘headline’ inflation increased 1.4%. Non-seasonally adjusted inflation – which … Continue reading

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30-year TIPS auctions with a yield of 1.12%

The Treasury just announced that its auction of a new 30-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security – CUSIP 912810RR1 – resulted in a real yield to maturity (after inflation) of 1.12% and  coupon rate of 1.0%. In addition to that coupon, the … Continue reading

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Catching up on today’s 30-year TIPS auction

CUSIP 912810RR1 is a new 30-year TIPS and today’s auction closes at noon for non-competitive bids and 1 p.m. for competitive bids. The coupon rate and real yield to maturity (after inflation) will be determined by the auction. Here is how … Continue reading

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Up next: New 30-year TIPS will auction Thursday, Feb. 18

The Treasury will auction a new 30-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security – CUSIP 912810RR1 – next Thursday. The coupon rate and real yield to maturity (after inflation) will be determined at the auction. Here’s what we can say today, a week away … Continue reading

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