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Investing in Inflation Expectations with TIPS ETFs

The WSJ‘s Annelena Lobb weighs the risks and benefits of hedging against inflation with TIPS. In the article Investors Seek Inflation Haven in TIPS Funds, Lobb writes that inflation worries has resulted in more than $17 billion pouring into funds that invest in government-issued bonds whose principal grows with rising inflation. While the principal of […]

Loading up on TIPS ETFs

In anticipation of coming inflation, investors are flocking to TIPS ETFs according to the Investment News‘ Sue Asci. In the article Scared investors flock to TIPS as inflation hedge, Ms. Asci reports that the three TIPS ETFs have attracted $5.8 billion of new funds in 2009 through July 31. TIPS, or Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, […]

Inflation and ETFs

Exchange traded funds can play an important role in protecting a portfolio against inflation according to John Spence‘s article Whip Inflation with ETFs. Spence writes that using specialized exchange-traded funds to guard portfolios against inflation is becoming popular in light of massive government spending to combat the economic recession and the prospect of a weaker […]

3 Portfolios for the Future

In the article How to Build a Portfolio Wisely and Safely, the WSJ’s Jeff Opdyke presents three approaches to building a portfolio in a time of great uncertainty. For investors looking to protect portfolios against inflation, Opdyke recommends treasury inflation-protected securities or TIPS since their principal adjusts upward along with inflation. Altough Opdyke mentions Vanguard’s […]

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