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Pricing TIPS is a Chess Game

Question: If the big reason for the appreciation in TIPS is that they are institutionalized and that buyers-have bid up the price based on general U.S. T-bond levels (rather than inflation alone, then it might be wise to sell them. Is this the whole story? What are the factors in pricing TIPS? Answer: There are at least […]

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Concerned about Inflation? What about TIPS (Treasury Inflation Protected Securities)?

Buying Considerations Many investors are sure that higher inflation and higher interest rates are right around the corner.  As a result we have had a number of inquiries as to whether, in 2012, a bond investor should buy Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS). Investors like the idea of TIPS because they will appreciate if there is […]

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