Monthly Archives: November 2018

10-Year TIPS Auctions At 1.109%, Highest In Nearly 8 Years

Summary The last time a 9- to 10-year TIPS auctioned with a real yield above 1.00% was on January 20, 2011, at 1.17%. Buyers got this TIPS at a substantial discount because the real yield was well above the coupon … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Buy TIPS ETFs, Mutual Funds?

Summary TIPS funds have taken a hit in 2018, but that damage has been partially ¬†offset by distributions caused by rising inflation. The total return of shorter-term TIPS funds remains positive for the year, thanks to a shorter duration and … Continue reading

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