This eighth and final part wraps up my thoughts on the role of TIPS in a Risk Parity portfolio. What did I learn about the asset class? A lot, and here are eight summary observations. Next question: Will I be changing my investing strategy in response? Hmmm…
After checking out TIPS in ETF form (to mixed results), I now turn to how they work if you want to buy and hold them directly. I consider them a type of “solid” cash, and compare them here to T-Bills and I Bonds. But, selecting the best of these really depends on the situation.
In the last post, I took the widest view of TIPS performance I could. This time, I assume I possess perfect timing to look at how TIPS fared during four stretches of high inflation over the past two decades. When its number is called, does this inflation-protection device actually protect?
First post in the series on Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) is this "basics" article to make sure we're all on the same page. I’ve curated some good video explainers then added some Risk Parity-specific thoughts on TIPS at the end.
Not that the RP community has too many controversies, but if there is one, it might be on the proper role of Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS). Announcing the start of a deep dive here at RPC, starting with a nice discussion of TIPS, inflation and expected returns from Steve Hou.