- TIPS yields have fallen to their lowest levels in three years.
- The TIP ETF is up about 6.9% year to date, and it has outperformed the overall bond market.
- Thinking you need inflation protection? Consider I Bonds instead of TIPS.
On July 5, the Treasury’s estimated real yield on a full-term 10-year TIPS fell below zero for the first time since April 2015. It closed Wednesday at -0.05%, the lowest estimated yield since June 5, 2013.
Do TIPS still make sense as part of your investment portfolio?