A Tips Scorecard: Are They Accomplishing Their Objectives?
Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Date Written: October 14, 2010
Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities were developed to provide (1) consumers with assets that permit hedging against real interest rate risk, (2) nominal contract holders a means of hedging against inflation risk, and (3) everyone with an indicator of the term structure of expected inflation. This article evaluates progress toward these objectives.
Keywords: Fixed Income, Fixed-Income Markets, Characteristics, Institutions, and Benchmarks, U.S. Treasury Securities
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