Monthly Archives: October 2017

I Bonds: Here’s My Late-2017 Buying Guide

Summary I Bond investors have entered 2017’s limbo period: Buy now, or wait until November? If you view I Bonds as a short-term investment, buying now seems to be the wisest decision. Investors longing for a higher fixed rate than … Continue reading

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Is Thursday’s 30-Year TIPS Reopening Another Halloween Scare?

Summary Buy-and-trade investors ought to be at least a little frightened; 30-year TIPS are very volatile investments. The real yield for this TIPS is currently trading very close to the 0.875% coupon rate. It should auction at close to par … Continue reading

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