Thursday, November 10, 2016

"TIPS Are Way Outperforming Treasuries" (TIP)

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The biggest of the ETF's, the iShares TIPS Bond (TIP) is trading at $115.01 +0.25 (+0.21%).

From Barron's Income Investing:
For a global bond portfolio manager like Raman Srivastava, deputy chief investment officer at Standish Mellon, a boutique within BNY Mellon, one of the most notable developments in the bond market since Donald Trump’s election is the strong performance of  Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS).

It’s a little hard for individual investors to see the outperformance since they are judged relative to ordinary Treasuries, which have been falling in price as rates rise. TIPS prices are affected by inflation expectations — which are rising — but also interest rates.

Here’s the comparison Srivastava provided Barron’s to highlight TIPS outperformance...MORE
Also at Income Investing: "30-Year Treasury Bond on Path to 3% Yield".
Previously on TIPS:
Oct. 31
"Investors Pile Into TIPS as Inflation Looms" (TIP)
Since February* our favorite vehicle for folks who absolutely, positively must have some bond exposure is the iShares TIPS Bond ETF:

TIP iShares TIPS Bond daily Stock Chart
*Pimco Says Market Underestimates Fed Rate Path, Recommends TIPS
"U.S. Sells 5-year TIPS at Negative Yield"
Consumer Inflation Comes In Lower Than Expected, TIPS Fall Like Cherry Blossoms In Gentle Spring Rain (TIP)
"TIPS Are King in Good Quarter for U.S. Fixed Income"
"Janet Yellen reiterates need for interest rates caution" (TIP)
The Fed Is Going to Let Price Inflation Run Hot
Bring On the Stagflation: "Atlanta Fed’s ‘GDP Now’ Plunges; Predicts Just 0.6% Q1 Growth"
"LPL: ‘Modest Stagflation’ Would Benefit TIPS"
"After Fed-Induced Spike, TIPS Auction Proves Weak" (TIP)
Today's Inflation Report Puts the Core Rate At Its Highest Since 2008 (and 2012)
BlackRock: "Why Now May Be the Time for TIPS"
"Is US inflation (finally) rising?"
Inflation: TIPS Breakevens Start to Rise as Economic Data Improves
No Inflation? Look At This (#3 will shock you)
"The Treasury Market Raises Its Inflation Outlook" (buy TIPS)

And many more.