Treasury Inflated Protected Securities set for worst year ever
TIPS are a relatively new creation as they came into existence in 1997. With central banks from Europe to Japan to America pumping more and more money into economies with Quantitative Easing and many governments with high debt loads many have sounded the alarm for inflation but on the contrary the last year has been the worst for the inflation protected securities. Year to date, TIPS have lost nearly 8%.
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