Category Archives: Investing in TIPS

Follow-up: I pulled the trigger on the February 2042 TIPS

By David Enna, Last week I was doing quite a bit of research on Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities that mature from 2040 to 2045, years that “should be” near the end of my life expectancy. That resulted in an article … Continue reading

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Looking to invest in longer-term TIPS? There’s a problem.

By David Enna, I recently got an email with a question from long-time site reader Jay, who included a meme to illustrate his point. Here it is: A TIPS Conundrum: Lately I’ve been struggling with what to do in … Continue reading

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10-year TIPS reopening auction gets a real yield of 1.395%, 2nd highest in 12 years

By David Enna, The Treasury’s auction today of CUSIP 91282CGK1 — a 9-year, 8-month Treasury Inflation Protected Security — generated a real yield to maturity of 1.395%, a good result for investors but just slightly below market trends. Earlier … Continue reading

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Thursday’s 10-year TIPS reopening auction looks attractive; ignore the Treasury turmoil

By David Enna, The U.S. Treasury on Thursday will auction $15 billion in a reopening of CUSIP 91282CGK1, creating a 9-year, 8-month Treasury Inflation-Protected Security. Although the Treasury market is filled with uncertainty this month as a debt-limit disaster … Continue reading

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U.S. inflation increased 0.4% in April, continuing a gradual downward trend

By David Enna, Here’s a quick overview of today’s inflation report: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.4% in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the … Continue reading

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