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Who’s Buying TIPS At These Negative Yields?

It’s About Relative Returns, Not Absolute Ones

Currently, TIPS (Treasury Inflation Protected Securities) investors are paying dearly to protect themselves from inflation. In order to keep up with CPI, an investor in 5 year TIPS chooses to earn a whopping -1.74% annualized real return over the next 5 years.

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Tony Yiu

Tony Yiu

Data scientist. Founder Alpha Beta Blog. Doing my best to explain the complex in plain English. Support my writing: https://tonester524.medium.com/membership