I Bond Investors: Yes, It’s Possible The Fixed Rate Will Rise

Summary

  • How does the Treasury determine the I Bond fixed rate? It’s a mystery.
  • A recent surge in 5-year real yields seems to justify an increase in the fixed rate, and 10-year real yields are also rising.
  • Most I Bond investors are waiting until November 1 to complete their I Bond allocation for 2017. What are the odds of a higher fixed rate?

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