Category Archives: I Bond

US inflation fell into deflation in December, down 0.1%; what does this mean for I Bonds and TIPS?

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) declined 0.1% in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months – the year 2015 – the all items index … Continue reading

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Up next: Treasury will reopen 5-year TIPS at auction Dec. 17, 2015

This is CUSIP 912828K33, a 4-year, 4-month TIPS, the shortest term you can buy at an auction. This TIPS was originally created April 23, 2015, with a coupon rate of 0.125% and a real yield to maturity of -0.335%. In … Continue reading

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