Monthly Archives: October 2018

30-Year TIPS Reopening Auctions With A Real Yield Of 1.235%

Summary The after-inflation yield of 1.235% was higher than where this TIPS was trading in the secondary market. That indicates weak demand. The yield was the highest for any 29- to 30-year TIPS auction since February 2014. The inflation breakeven … Continue reading

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I Bond Investors: Higher Fixed Rate Could Be Coming

Summary The I Bond’s inflation-adjusted rate will rise slightly on November 1, so there is no pressure to buy before then. But could the I Bond’s fixed rate fall from its current 0.3%? The data suggest zero chance, but the … Continue reading

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