Monthly Archives: April 2019

As U.S. Debt Rises, Treasury Shakes Up TIPS Auction Schedule

Summary The new schedule adds a second new 5-year TIPS to the 2019 auction lineup. One 30-year TIPS reopening has been removed. The new lineup allows the Treasury to offer larger auctions, more frequently, meeting its needs to raise funds … Continue reading

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New 5-Year TIPS Gets An After-Inflation Yield Of 0.515%

Summary Last April, a similar auction generated a real yield of 0.631% and a coupon rate of 0.625%, both better results than today’s. The inflation breakeven rate came in at 1.86%, a fair number in today’s time of muted inflation. … Continue reading

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