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


  • 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.

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About Tipswatch

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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