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Vanguard Inflation-Protected Secs Inv Message Board

  • nukidintown2004 nukidintown2004 Mar 29, 2011 2:40 PM Flag


    Exposure to Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, or TIPS, of course, also provides direct protection against rising prices, but Benz notes these investments have enjoyed a “very strong performance of late and arguably aren’t very cheap right now.”

    “Investors should therefore consider building their positions over a period of several months rather than adding exposure in one fell swoop,” she says.

    Morningstar’s picks? Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities [VIPSX 13.23 0.02 (+0.15%) ] , and for enthusiasts of exchange traded funds it likes the “low cost, no-nonsense” iShares Barclays TIPS Bond[TIP

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