Real Yield On 10-Year TIPS Reopening Dips To 0.578%

Summary

  • The after-inflation yield was the lowest for any 9- to 10-year TIPS auction since January 2018.
  • The inflation breakeven rate came in at 1.94%, a fair number that indicates this TIPS is neither cheap nor expensive versus a nominal Treasury.
  • Looking for a better option for inflation protection? Consider U.S. Series I Savings Bonds, purchased through April 30.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

 

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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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