Monthly Archives: May 2021

A 5-year TIPS matured in April; how did it do as an investment?

By David Enna, For several years, I’ve been tracking the performance of TIPS investments versus nominal Treasurys of the same term. Over the last decade, TIPS have been fairly lousy investments when compared to their nominal counterparts. That’s what … Continue reading

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Inflation stunner: U.S. prices rose 0.8% in April, much higher than expected

By David Enna, Memo to inflation predictors: You are going to need some new formulas. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.8% in April on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.6% in March, the U.S. … Continue reading

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