U.S. Inflation Rose 0.2% In November, But Holders Of Inflation Protected Investments Won’t Like This Report

Summary

  • November prices were choppy, with costs of gasoline and shelter creating most of the increase.
  • Non-seasonally adjusted inflation fell 0.16%, which will cause a drop in TIPS principal balances in January.
  • With rising real yields, TIPS are looking to be a strong investment in 2017.

Read my full analysis at SeekingAlpha.com

Also, I have updated my Tracking Inflation and I Bonds page with these new numbers.

And here are the new January Inflation Indexes for TIPS.

 

 

About Tipswatch

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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