Monthly Archives: October 2020

New 5-Year TIPS Gets Real Yield Of -1.32%, Lower Than Expected

Summary The result, which dipped below recent market indicators, was the second-lowest real yield for any TIPS auction of this term. Investors had to pay a sizable premium for this TIPS, about 7.5% above par value, to collect a coupon … Continue reading

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This New 5-Year TIPS Might Look Ugly, But It Has Appeal

Summary The U.S. Treasury will offer a new 5-year TIPS at auction Thursday. The real yield looks likely to come in around -1.21%, which is pretty awful but isn’t a record low. The only way to judge this TIPS is … Continue reading

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