All posts tagged "inflation protected securities"

  • Are TIPs Overrated as an Inflation Hedge?

    Steven Goldberg, writing for Kiplingers seems to think so, and he also believes Treasury inflation-protected securities are over-priced relative to regular 10 and 30 year treasuries. He claims that in a rising interest rate environment TIPS will...

    • Posted June 17, 2009
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  • Position Initiated in the iShares Barclays TIPS Bond (TIP) Fund

    Today a position in the iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund (TIP) ETF was initiated in the SMA portfolio. TIP represents approximately 18% of the portfolio. According to an article by ETF Grind at Seeking Alpha, TIP is...

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • David Swensen: Treasury Inflation- Protected Securities “should be in every investor’s portfolio"

    Yale University’s endowment manager, David Swensen, believes that massive government spending will likely result in increased inflationary pressures. In his view, TIPs should outperform most other investments in this environment. Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aAOqcHEHmdAA&refer=home ***

    • Posted May 25, 2009
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