Tuesday, May 14, 2013

TIPS Yield Spreads

Below, Corrections depicts different Treasury-TIPS yield spreads.  The plots take the yield of a regular treasury security of maturity X and subtracting the yield of an inflation-indexed treasury security of maturity X (click to enlarge).

The plot shows not only a remarkable consistency in inflation expectations but the dramatic flight to liquidity during the 2008 crisis.

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