Monthly Archives: April 2016

New 5-year TIPS auctions with a real yield to maturity of -0.195%

CUSIP 912828Q60 will have a coupon rate of 0.125%. Buyers had to pay about $101.63 for $100 of par value. As recently as December, a similar auction had a real yield 66 basis points higher. I wrote the full report … Continue reading

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Checking in on today’s 5-year TIPS auction

The Treasury will be creating CUSIP 912828Q60 today – a new 5-year TIPS. The coupon rate and real yield to maturity will be set at the auction. Here’s how the auction is shaping up: The Treasury’s Real Yields Curve page … Continue reading

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