Up Next: 30-Year TIPS Reopens At Auction Oct. 20; This One Is Going To Cost You


  • CUSIP 912810RR1 has a coupon rate of 1.00%, but the yield is going to come in much lower, meaning buyers will have to pay a high premium.
  • 30-year TIPS are highly volatile. Investors at the original auction in February have seen their investment climb more than 10% in eight months.
  • The inflation breakeven rate of 1.77% is attractive, but it has been climbing off deep lows seen earlier this year.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com


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Author of Tipswatch.com blog, David Enna is a long-time journalist based in Charlotte, N.C. A past winner of two Society of American Business Editors and Writers awards, he has written on real estate and home finance, and was a founding editor of The Charlotte Observer's website.
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2 Responses to Up Next: 30-Year TIPS Reopens At Auction Oct. 20; This One Is Going To Cost You

  1. joe says:

    This was a nice investment in February, made a quick 8% on a significant sum. At the worst I would have held 30 years but I thought the 1% coupon was an awesome deal and a nice chance to make a nice short term gain. Better than the stock market. As long as I can predict interest rates I can make some quick cash.

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