BlackRock Explains The Truth About TIPS

BlackRock's Matthew Tucker explains why investors should look at Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) and TIPS ETFs now, and what the differences are between the two.
NYSE:STIP December 5, 2016 6:55am

Should Investors Be Worried about Inflation? [iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund (ETF), iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd]

inflationAs my colleague Rick Rieder discusses in a recent post, the latest employment report tells us that the economy may be stronger than previously thought. Still, the Fed may be cautious on raising rates if inflation isn’t pushing above their target levels.
NYSE:SHY October 29, 2014 4:50pm

Treasury Inflation Protected Securities: Trend Change Or Buying Opportunity?

opportunityDavid Fabian: Treasury inflation protected securities, or “TIPS,” have been a staple of many fixed-income portfolios as a means of protecting your purchasing power from the effects of rising consumer prices. Investopedia defines
NYSE:ILB May 13, 2013 4:22pm

Is The 10-Year Treasury Note Flashing A Warning Sign?

market bondsDavid Fabian: Friday’s one-day move of over 7% in the 10-Year Treasury Note yield caught many fixed-income investors off guard as better than expected payroll numbers signaled that the economy
NYSE:FLOT May 12, 2013 11:33pm

Four ETF Strategies For Every Inflation Outlook

inflationA year ago, I wrote a blog post about an interesting phenomenon in the Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) market.  Despite negative yields on TIPS at the time, investors were pouring into the securities.  It seemed that people were so concerned
NYSE:GTIP May 10, 2013 11:08am

Vanguard Launches Short Term TIPS ETF (VTIP, STPZ, TDTT, STIP, LTPZ)

Michael Johnston: Vanguard made an addition to its fixed income ETF lineup this week, rolling out a new fund that targets inflation-protected Treasuries with five years or less remaining to maturity. The new Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities ETF
NASDAQ:VTIP October 18, 2012 4:22pm

Two Tips For Investors Considering TIPS (TIP, STIP, ITIP, GTIP, TLT)

Matt Tucker: In a recent post I talked about fixed income ETF distributions and what drives them. Now I am going to delve a little deeper and explore an area of the market that can cause investor confusion
NYSE:GTIP October 18, 2011 11:28pm

Ten TIPS ETFs To Tip Inflation In Your Favor (STPZ, TIP, WIP)

Ron Rowland:  Ben Bernanke keeps saying the Federal Reserve will do “everything it can” to encourage economic growth. But his first two “quantitative easing” programs were no help for average Americans. They were very beneficial for Wall Street, though, so the big banks want more.
NYSE:GTIP September 8, 2011 10:49am

WisdomTree Files For WisdomTree Emerging Markets Inflation Protection Bond Fund ETF

WisdomTree has filed paperwork with the SEC for a “WisdomTree Emerging Markets Inflation Protection Bond Fund ETF.” The WisdomTree Emerging Markets Inflation Protection Bond Fund (the “Fund”) seeks to provide total returns (income and capital appreciation) that are representative of inflation-linked debt securities of emerging market issuers. They did not specify a trading symbol or expense ratio
NEW FILING July 6, 2011 11:27am

February ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, and Closures (NAGS, AND, ASEA, TPS, FONE, FSE, EDIV, EBND, STIP, ONEF)

After January saw the introduction of nearly two dozen ETFs, February was a bit of a slowdown from a product development standpoint. Still, the month saw plenty of activity, as 14 new
NASDAQ:FONE March 1, 2011 2:36pm

Four Ways To Fight Inflation With ETFs (IPE, TIP, TIPZ, SCHP, STIP, STPZ, LTPZ, WIP, CPI)

Inflation is creeping up everywhere. Prices for gold, silver, oil, gasoline, food, even soft drinks are all creeping higher. You see it every day.
NYSE:CPI February 24, 2011 1:13pm

iShares Planning International Preferred Stock ETF (STIP, PFF, PGF, PGX, PICB, IBND)

iShares hasn’t launched any new ETFs since rolling out its short-term TIPS fund (NYSE:STIP) in early December, but the issuer responsible for close to 45% of all U.S. ETF assets continues to
NYSE:IBND February 6, 2011 3:19pm

Recapping A Wild Week In The ETF World (XVIX, HYLD, STIP, WITE)

As the ETF industry has exploded on to the scene in recent years, the size of the product lineup has consistently grown. Many of the new funds to begin trading have been first-to-market products
NYSE:HYLD December 5, 2010 9:20pm

iShares Launches Short-Term TIPS Exchange Traded Fund (STIP)

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) today announced that its iShares® Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) business, the world's largest manager of ETFs, is launching the iShares Barclays 0-5 Year TIPS Bond
NYSE:STIP December 3, 2010 11:05am

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