A New 30-Year TIPS? Skip It

Summary

  • 30-year real yields have been climbing, but not as quickly as yields for 5- and 10-year TIPS.
  • The inflation breakeven rate is currently a reasonable 2.15%, making this issue competitive with a nominal 30-year Treasury.
  • Risk/reward just isn’t good enough to justify an investment, unless you can be sure of holding it for 30 years.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

About Tipswatch

Author of Tipswatch.com 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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