Monthly Archives: May 2016

U.S. inflation rose a sharp 0.4% in April

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.4% in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, headline inflation rose 1.1%. While that’s a sharp increase, it … Continue reading

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Up next: 10-year TIPS will reopen at auction on May 19

The US Treasury announced this morning that it will reopen CUSIP 912828N71 at auction on May 19, creating a 9-year, 8-month Treasury Inflation-Protected Security. This TIPS originally auctioned on January 21 with a coupon rate of 0.625% and a real … Continue reading

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