- Is the Federal Reserve really tightening? So far, not so much.
- A Greek-Italian restaurant can tell you a lot about real world inflation
- Confused by TIPS prices? Here’s a walk-through.
- New 10-year TIPS gets real yield of 0.630% at auction, a nice result for investors
- This week’s 10-year TIPS auction has ‘potential’
- Social Security COLA looks likely to rise about 10% for 2023
- June inflation hits new highs: 1.3% for the month, 9.1% year over year
- A 10-year TIPS is maturing Friday. How did it do as an investment?
- Looking to put cash to work? Consider short-term Treasury bills
- Are TIPS broken?
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Monthly Archives: February 2019
Summary The after-inflation yield of 1.093% was well below the real yield of 1.235% generated at an October auction of the same term. Indirect buyers – meaning big money investors like foreign central banks – bought a record 82% of … Continue reading
Summary 30-year real yields have been climbing, but remain below levels that would make them “interesting.” The 30-year inflation breakeven rate is currently trending at 1.9%, an attractive number but one that reflects the reality of stubbornly low inflation. Conclusion: … Continue reading
Summary Gasoline prices fell 5.5% in January, continuing a downward force on headline inflation. Headline inflation has fallen from 2.9% in June 2018 to 1.6% in January. Core inflation, which removes food and energy, rose a moderate 0.2% in January … Continue reading
Summary Inflation over the last 10 years has averaged just 1.8% a year, much lower than investors were predicting in 2010. Investing in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities is a “bet” that inflation will run higher than expected, or at least match … Continue reading