Monthly Archives: February 2018

30-Year TIPS Auctions With A Real Yield Of 1.003%, Highest In 2 Years

Summary The real yield of 1.003% set the coupon rate at 1%, which is favorable for investors. The inflation breakeven rate came in at 2.12%, up 28 basis points from a June 2017 auction of a similar term. The market … Continue reading

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U.S. Inflation Jumped 0.5% In January, Higher Than Expected

Summary The 0.5% increase in ‘headline’ inflation was well above the 0.3% consensus estimate. Core inflation rose 0.3%, also above the consensus estimate of 0.2%. Non-seasonally adjusted inflation rose 0.54% in January; what does this mean for holders of TIPS … Continue reading

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