VTIP - Vanguard Short-Term Infl-Prot Secs ETF

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48.62
+0.02 (+0.04%)
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Previous Close48.60
Open48.62
Bid48.48 x 600
Ask49.57 x 4100
Day's Range48.58 - 48.65
52 Week Range48.52 - 49.66
Volume1,132,131
Avg. Volume964,863
Net Assets24.04B
NAV48.64
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.52%
YTD Return-0.35%
Beta (3y)0.26
Expense Ratio (net)0.06%
Inception Date2012-10-12
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  • Rising Inflation Could Add to Market Anxiety
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Rising Inflation Could Add to Market Anxiety

    The CPI (consumer price index) measures the changes in prices at a consumer level. The CPI is the weighted average price of a basket of goods and services at the consumer level. The CPI includes food, medical care (XLV), transportation, housing, apparel, recreation, education and communication, and other goods.

  • What’s the Fed’s Outlook for the US Economy?
    Market Realist19 days ago

    What’s the Fed’s Outlook for the US Economy?

    In the FOMC’s January statement, the committee said that information received since the last meeting indicated that the US economic activity has been increasing at a solid pace. Also, the labor market has continued to strengthen. The economic outlook remained positive—taking the gains in employment, household spending, and business (VOO) investment into account.

  • Key Updates from the January FOMC Meeting
    Market Realist19 days ago

    Key Updates from the January FOMC Meeting

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  • How the Yield Curve Could Keep Flattening
    Market Realist19 days ago

    How the Yield Curve Could Keep Flattening

    What Boosted the Leading Economic Index in 2017? In its December meeting, the US Federal Reserve increased the federal funds rate by 0.25%, just as markets expected. This led to the narrowing of credit spreads between long-term and short-term yields, resulting in a flattening yield curve.

  • Could Personal Consumption Expenditures Growth Affect Rate Hikes?
    Market Realist20 days ago

    Could Personal Consumption Expenditures Growth Affect Rate Hikes?

    Did US Consumers Increase Spending in 2017? Personal consumption expenditures (or PCE), as defined by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (or BEA), is the value of the goods and services purchased by, or on the behalf of, people who reside in the United States. The US Fed considers the PCE inflation rate when making monetary policy decisions, as the PCE inflation (CPI) reflects the actual increase in prices for consumers.

  • Personal Income in US Rose in 2017
    Market Realist20 days ago

    Personal Income in US Rose in 2017

    Did US Consumers Increase Spending in 2017? The Bureau of Economic Analysis (or BEA), which is a part of the US Department of Commerce, releases a monthly report on personal income, disposable personal income, and the personal consumption expenditures of US consumers. 2017 has been a strong year for consumers helped by a tightening labor market, which led to an increase in salaries in the private sector.

  • What Drove the US GDP Lower in 4Q17
    Market Realist21 days ago

    What Drove the US GDP Lower in 4Q17

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  • Benzinga22 days ago

    This Day In Market History: US Treasury Introduces TIPS

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  • Morningstar25 days ago

    A Conservative Retirement Saver Portfolio for ETF Investors

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  • Why Did the Consumer Price Index Rise in December?
    Market Realistlast month

    Why Did the Consumer Price Index Rise in December?

    The CPI (consumer price index) measures the price changes at a consumer level. The PPI (producer price index), which we discussed in the previous part, tracks the prices at a wholesale level. The CPI is a weighted average price of a basket of goods and services at the consumer level.

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    Analyzing the Yield Curve’s Ongoing Flatness

    The Fed rolled out another rate hike at its final meeting of 2017. The target range for the federal funds rate was increased by 0.25% to 1.25%–1.50%, and the Fed has…

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    The Curious Case of Low Inflation in 2017

    The last statement from the US Fed, which was released with its recent rate hike decision, cited lower levels of inflation but hopes that the inflation target could be achieved in 2018.

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    Will US Unemployment Rate Fall below 4% in 2017?

    A lower unemployment rate is one of the key objectives of the Fed. In 2017, the unemployment rate fell, reaching 4.1% in its latest November reading.

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    A Double Dose of Tightening from the Fed in 2017

    In its December monetary policy statement, the Fed projected three interest rate hikes in 2018 and three in 2019, depending on the incoming economic data.

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    How We Could Avoid Yield Curve Inversion

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  • Market Realist2 months ago

    The Primary Cause of Yield Curve Flattening

    The pace of interest rate hikes and inflation rate growth have a profound influence on the US yield curve. The US Fed has been communicating its intent to increase interest…

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    Tax Cuts and Rate Hikes Could Impact the Fed

    The proposed tax cuts and the resulting increase in the federal deficit are expected to impact bond markets. It's important to consider the Fed's stance.

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    Fed’s November Beige Book and Restrained Hiring Plans

    The inability of employers to find suitable workers is leading to wage increases, especially in the professional, technical (XLK), and production (XLI) sectors.

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    Rising Price Pressures: A Sign of Relief for the Bond Markets?

    The increase in price pressure, although reassuring for the Fed, might not lead to a higher rate of inflation in the short term.

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    Fed John Williams and a Brief History of Monetary Policy

    In his speech at the 2017 Asia Economic Policy Conference on November 16, 2017, John Williams, CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, spoke about the history of monetary policy.

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    Why Decreasing Credit Spreads Are a Cause for Concern

    The November Conference Board report, which takes October data into account, reported the credit spread at ~1.2—an improvement from the September reading of ~1.1.

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    The FOMC’s Outlook for the US Economy

    As per economic projections prepared by the FOMC, US real GDP is expected to improve in the final quarter of this year.

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    The FOMC’s View on the US Economy

    At the November meeting, the FOMC staff review indicated that US labor market conditions continued to strengthen and that the US economy continued to expand at a solid pace.

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    The November FOMC Meeting Minutes: Must-Knows

    The last Federal Open Market Committee (or FOMC) meeting took place on October 31–November 1. The target range for the federal funds rate stayed unchanged at 1%–1.25%.

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    Reading the Trends in Capacity Utilization across US Industries in October

    Among the key macroeconomic indicators published by the Fed, capacity utilization in US industries helps investors forecast business cycle changes.