Why the Concern over Negative TIPS Yields Is Overblown – CBS MoneyWatch.com

Why the Concern over Negative TIPS Yields Is Overblown – CBS MoneyWatch.com

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold $10 billion of five-year Treasury inflation-protected securities (TIPS) at yield of -0.55 percent, marking the first time ever that the government has sold TIPS with a negative yield. This announcement drew quite a stir, despite the fact that the real yield on five-year TIPS had been negative since late September. However, this situation has simply been overblown.  ….. read the complete article here:

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