Monthly Archives: August 2017

5-Year TIPS Reopening Auctions With A Real Yield Of 0.117%

Summary The after-inflation yield for CUSIP 912828X39 came in right at the expected number, rising 12 basis points since the originating auction on April 20. The inflation breakeven rate was 1.66%, which is attractive when measured against nominal Treasurys. This … Continue reading

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5-Year TIPS Will Reopen August 24; Is It Worth A Look?

Summary The after-inflation yield is currently running at 0.11%, up from -0.049% at the originating auction in April. The inflation breakeven rate is 1.61%, making this TIPS attractive versus a nominal Treasury. Key question: Are there better, equally safe shorter-term … Continue reading

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