TIPS

TIPS

  • Bonds

    Tips On TIPS (Treasury Inflation Protected Securities)

    January 05, 2011 BY Jim Floyd

    TIPS can serve a useful purpose in investment portfolios by protecting purchasing power and diversifying risk. But at current low yields and falling bond prices, they do not offer very substantial returns, unless there is an unexpected surge in CPI inflation over the life of the bond.

     

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  • Bonds

    Bond Market Summary

    December 02, 1997 BY Jim Floyd and Steve Leuthold

    Long treasuries are still well above the underlying interest rate (real rate of 4%-5%). The inflation outlook remains tame.

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