Category Archives: Investing in TIPS

Auction of new 10-year TIPS gets record-low real yield of -1.016%

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The U.S. Treasury’s auction today of $16 billion in a new 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security resulted in a real yield to maturity of -1.016%, the lowest in history for any TIPS auction with a 9- to … Continue reading

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A new 10-year TIPS will be auctioned Thursday. Anyone interested?

Hint: It won’t be a thing of beauty. But investors may snatch it up. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The U.S. Treasury on Thursday will offer $16 billion in a new 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security, CUSIP 91282CCM1. The coupon rate and … Continue reading

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2021 and beyond: What’s ahead for U.S. financial markets?

You don’t seriously think I have answers, right? Just some ideas. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com What the heck was I thinking? A couple weeks ago, I started on a trek to review Federal Reserve actions and bond market reactions for … Continue reading

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2020: Pandemic, then massive stimulus. TIPS funds thrive.

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com This article is the eighth in a series looking at how my three favorite bond funds — Vanguard Short-Term Inflation Protected (VTIP), Schwab U.S. TIPS (SCHP) and Vanguard’s Total Bond (BND) — performed after 2013, when … Continue reading

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U.S. inflation surges 0.9% in June, nearly double expectations

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com U.S. inflation surged 0.9% in June, much higher than expectations. It was the fifth month in a row that actual inflation far exceeded consensus estimates. My conclusion: Economists really have no idea where inflation is heading. … Continue reading

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