Monthly Archives: August 2018

5-Year TIPS Gets Real Yield Of 0.724%, Highest In Nearly 9 Years

Summary Investors got this reopened TIPS at a discount, because the real yield was higher than the coupon rate of 0.625%. The inflation breakeven rate came in at 1.99%, slipping 13 basis points since the originating auction in April. This … Continue reading

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5-Year TIPS Reopening: Don’t Let Dip In Real Yields Scare You Away

Summary Real yields for this term have dipped about 8 basis points since August 1. Not a great trend heading into an auction week. But current after-inflation yields above 0.75% are attractive, and would be the highest yield at auction … Continue reading

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