Monthly Archives: June 2020

Social Security COLA Is Diving Toward Zero

Summary The Social Security Administration uses an esoteric inflation index and only three months of data to determine the COLA. As of the May inflation report, the COLA would be set to zero. But May’s number is pretty much irrelevant … Continue reading

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5-Year TIPS Reopening Gets Real Yield Of -0.766%, Lowest Since 2013

Summary Demand looked strong at this auction, with the real yield falling about 7 basis points from the secondary market’s yield earlier in the morning. The inflation breakeven rate came in at 1.10%, a reasonable number given our uncertain deflationary … Continue reading

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