Category Archives: Investing in TIPS

July inflation: What it means for TIPS, I Bonds and Social Security COLA

All-items inflation for July came in at 0.5% and 5.4% for the year. The Social Security COLA is still on track for about a 6% increase. I Bonds could get a variable rate of 6% (or higher) for six months. … Continue reading

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A 10-year TIPS matured in July. How did it do as an investment?

Not so well, it turns out, slammed by a decade of lower-than-expected inflation. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Today we will take a look at CUSIP 912828QV5, a 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security that originated on July 15, 2011, with a real … Continue reading

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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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