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  • noelco_4_me noelco_4_me Jul 20, 2012 2:40 PM Flag

    New record for TIP

    Thanks jshaef1

    If interest rates continue to languish at these low rates (uncle Ben seems to be in no rush to allow them to rise), then it only makes sense that the demand for this pot of Treasuries (TIP) which have already been assembled for this ETF and are at much higher rate of average return, will continue.

    Since the average "life" of this pot of treasuries (again, TIP) is 5 years, even if the rates begin to inch upward, there is more than enough time to bail at my choice. In the meantime, I continue to benefit from both the continued appreciation as well as the monthly (usually paid) distribution.

    Thanks again and have a good weekend!

    Good Investing, Ken

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