Monthly Archives: July 2020

New 10-Year TIPS Gets Real Yield Of -0.93%, Lowest In History

Summary There have been 104 auctions of this 9- to 10-year term since 1997 and today’s result was a record low yield, by a large margin. The inflation breakeven rate came in at 1.52%, a reasonable number but higher than … Continue reading

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There Are Reasons To Like This New 10-Year TIPS

Summary The real yield for CUSIP 912828ZZ6 could end up around -0.82%, the lowest in the 23-year history of TIPS auctions of this term. Fears of future inflation – spurred by massive monetary and fiscal stimulus programs – should attract … Continue reading

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U.S. Inflation Surged 0.6% In June, Powered By Higher Gas Prices

Summary Both all-items inflation and core inflation rose faster in June than the consensus estimates. Will any of this alter the Federal Reserve’s commitment to ultra-low interest rates? No. The June inflation report offers a glimmer of hope for a … Continue reading

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