Monthly Archives: August 2020

30-Year TIPS Reopening Gets First Negative Real Yield In History

Summary The real yield of -0.272% fell about 53 basis points below the yield of the originating auction on February 20. Investors had to pay a huge premium to collect the coupon rate of 0.25%, about $116.32 for about $100.26 … Continue reading

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30-Year TIPS: Poster Child For A ‘Volatile’ Safe Investment

Summary The Treasury will reopen CUSIP 912810SM1 in a Thursday auction, creating a 29-year, 6-month TIPS. The real yield looks likely to be around -0.26%, making this the first TIPS of this term to get a negative real yield. Investors … Continue reading

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