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 higher inflation.
  • A lot of the risk in TIPS funds has been wrung out, especially for shorter-term funds. Risk remains, but at an acceptable level?

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

Year-to-date performance for TIPS ETFs

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About Tipswatch

Author of Tipswatch.com 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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