Say ‘No’ To This Week’s 30-Year TIPS Auction

Summary

  • While shorter-term real yields have been gradually increasing, the 30-year yield has actually been declining.
  • Investors at Thursday’s auction will probably pay a 2% premium over par value because this TIPS currently has a market yield below the coupon rate of 1.00%.
  • On the positive side, the current inflation breakeven rate of 2.13% is reasonable and attractive.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

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