Recapping 2017: The Year In Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities


  • The year was marked by rising short-term real yields, as longer-term yields held stable or declined.
  • If economic growth continues, longer-term real yields should begin rising. Watch for the 10-year real yield to climb toward 1.0%.
  • The year’s TIPS auctions offered a couple of buying opportunities. Not spectacular, but solid, safe investments.

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Author of 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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