Monthly Archives: April 2016

Not negative: I Bond variable interest rate will reset to 0.16% on May 1

The U.S. inflation report for March had non-seasonally adjusted inflation rising 0.43%, enough to overwrite 5 months of deflation for the September 2015 to March 2016 adjustment period. Inflation ended up rising 0.08% in that six-month period, meaningĀ  the Treasury … Continue reading

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On SeekingAlpha.com: Inflation protection is getting more expensive – is it worth it?

I wrote this as a SeekingAlpha.com exclusive … Why? It’s not a mystery. They pay me. Here’s a summary: In 2016, TIPS yields have fallen much more sharply than the overall Treasury market. The five-year TIPS yield has fallen into … Continue reading

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