Source: Haver Analytics
Release: Monthly Treasury Inflation-Indexed Securities
Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS, are securities whose principal is tied to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The principal increases with inflation and decreases with deflation. When the security matures, the U.S. Treasury pays the original or adjusted principal, whichever is greater.
Averages of business days. Yield to maturity on accrued principal.
Calculated from data provided by the Wall Street Journal.
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Haver Analytics, 30-Year 3-7/8% Treasury Inflation-Indexed Bond, Due 4/15/2029© [TP30A29], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/TP30A29, September 24, 2016.