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Yields on TIPS are flashing negative on shorter terms, indicating if inflation doesn't pick up...

Yields on TIPS are flashing negative on shorter terms, indicating if inflation doesn't pick up investors can lose money on their inflation-indexed Treasury notes. Even trading on 30-year TIPS only factors in CPI at 2.30%, well-below what some economists see as a sustainable long-term level. TIPS yields: 5-year -0.91%, 10-year -0.07, 20-year 0.56%, 30-year 0.94%.
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  • Treasury lemmings: TIPS and short terms are not where you want to be right now in the face of the twist.
    9 Sep 2011, 12:59 PM Reply Like
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