Monthly Archives: September 2020

10-Year TIPS: Keep An Eye On The Inflation Breakeven Rate

Summary The 10-year real yield has dipped deeply negative, to nearly 1% below inflation. But that reflects the bond market’s very low nominal yields. This TIPS’ inflation breakeven rate of about 1.67% is still appealing. For the first $10,000 you … Continue reading

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August Inflation: What It Means For Social Security, TIPS And I Bonds

Summary Both all-items inflation (at 0.4%) and core inflation (at 0.4%) were higher than consensus estimates, continuing a recent trend. The August inflation report is signaling a 1.2% increase in the Social Security COLA for 2021, but one more month … Continue reading

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