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How, When And Why To Buy TIPS

Friday, February 25, 2011 - 6:50 AM
There are worries about buying TIPS now due to the risk they'll lose substantial value when interest rates rise. This Seeking Alpha article reviews this concern and offers several strategies such as this one:
Those extremely concerned about a near term spike in inflation should consider buying short term TIPS or the short term TIPS ETF (STPZ). The real yield is extremely low but it is almost a pure play on inflation.

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