- 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 2020
Summary The real yield of 0.261% was the lowest for any 29- to 30-year TIPS auction in history, and much lower than the previous record of 0.479%. The coupon rate also set a record low of 0.250%, much lower than … Continue reading
Summary The term is too long. The risk is too high. The potential reward is too low. An inflation breakeven rate of about 1.72% will make this TIPS appealing for big-money investors, so this auction should get solid demand. But … Continue reading
Summary Year-over-year U.S. inflation hit 2.5% in January, the highest number since October 2018. Gas prices declined, but core inflation held at 2.3%, indicating that inflationary trends are widespread in the economy. Non-seasonally adjusted inflation rose 0.39% in January, balancing … Continue reading