We published earlier articles noting (1) the current bear market didn’t exist in monthly data and (2) the current yield curve inversion didn’t exist in TIPS data. Neither of those observations is still true.
Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) can be used to build inflation-protected income to cover annual spending needs in retirement. Find out how Round Table builds TIPS portfolios for retirement income in this article.
Measured with daily data, the S&P 500 Index (the usual stand-in for “the stock market” in the U.S.) is in its second bear market in just over two years. Measured with monthly data, the S&P 500 is still in a historic bull market that stretches back to 2009.
In the past 18 months, the inflation rate has jumped more than 6X, but the cost to purchase inflation-protected income with TIPS has declined ~20%! Find out how, why, and what you can potentially do to take advantage.