Category Archives: Investing in TIPS

10-year TIPS reopening auction gets a record-low real yield of -1.145%

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The Treasury’s offering of $14 billion in a 10-year TIPS reopening auction Thursday generated a real yield to maturity of -1.145%, the lowest ever for any TIPS auction of this term. This is CUSIP 91282CCM1, and … Continue reading

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10-year TIPS reopens Thursday: How low can it go?

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The U.S. Treasury will offer $14 billion in a 10-year TIPS reopening auction on Thursday. The real yield is likely to crash through the record low for any TIPS auction of this term. And the weird … Continue reading

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U.S. inflation surged 0.9% in October, well above expectations

When inflation rises to the highest level in 31 years, that is significant. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Attention, Federal Reserve: This 2021 surge in U.S. inflation is no longer looking “transitory.” It’s looking dangerous. The Consumer Price Index for All … Continue reading

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5-year TIPS auction gets a record-low real yield of -1.685%

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The U.S. Treasury’s auction of $19 billion in a new 5-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security generated a real yield to maturity of -1.685%, the lowest ever recorded for any TIPS auction of any term. This is CUSIP … Continue reading

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A new 5-year TIPS goes to auction Thursday. Here’s what to expect.

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com With all the attention being drawn to U.S. Series I Savings Bonds these days, the Treasury’s other inflation-protected investment, the Treasury Inflation-Protected Security, seems to be flying under the radar. And that’s probably right. For a … Continue reading

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