Monthly Archives: February 2017

New 30-Year TIPS Auctions With A Real Yield Of 0.923%

Summary The coupon rate was set at 0.875%, so buyers got it at a discounted price of about $98.76 for $100 of value. The inflation breakeven rate came in at 2.13%, higher than recent auctions. Market reaction to the auction … Continue reading

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U.S. Inflation Rose 0.6% In January, Largest Increase In Four Years

Summary Year-over-year inflation rose 2.5%, the highest number in nearly five years. Gasoline prices rose sharply in January, but core inflation still rose 0.3% without gasoline. The Federal Reserve will take note. The report is welcome news for holders of … Continue reading

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