Category Archives: I Bond

U.S. inflation increased 0.4% in February; annual rate falls to 6.0%

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com I am writing this posting after just arriving in Zadar, Croatia. My time is short, so I will need to be brief this month. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 0.4% in February … Continue reading

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My schedule … and what’s coming next

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com I am traveling for the next 2 1/2 weeks in a far-off land with a Mediterranean climate (I hope this applies to March), a beautiful coastline, amazing historical sites and hearty foods like ńĆobanac. Its flag … Continue reading

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I Bonds: Let’s handicap the May fixed-rate reset

Everything you are about to read is based on facts … and plain old guesswork. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Note, March 13: It has been 5 days since I wrote this article, and while I think it presents a reasonable … Continue reading

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January Inflation: What It Means for Your Savings

Do AI innovations signal the end to human journalism? Let’s take a look. And now, for something completely different on a Saturday morning, I asked Bing.com’s new ChatGPT-powered software to write an article on January inflation, in the style of … Continue reading

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January inflation came in higher than expected, rising 0.5% to an annual rate of 6.4%

Non-seasonally adjusted inflation rose 0.8%, giving a boost to investors in TIPS and I Bonds. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The January inflation report, just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showed a return to higher-than-expected U.S. price increases, after … Continue reading

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