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TIPS Reaches an All-Time Record Low of -1.67%. What Are the Implications?


The 5-year note is the most overvalued in history.

MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL On September 14, the five-year TIPS (Treasury Inflation Protected Securities) closed at -1.67%. This is the all-time low for any TIPS security ever. The majority of investors would have exposure to TIPS through something like the PIMCO TIPS Index Fund (NYSEARCA:STPZ) or the iShares Barclays TIPS Fund (NYSEARCA:TIP).

Anytime any indicator or security hits an all-time extreme it means something highly unusual is going on. Let's take a closer look at the five-year TIPS to see if we can derive any implications from this extraordinary reading.

Let's take a look at the charts:

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