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iShares TIPS Bond ETF (TIP)

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    fd
    TIP is a joke. Gold and silver will preserve wealth. metals are manipulated by the FED. they are the safe haven as the treasonous FED destroys the dollar.
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    david
    Why is there no information about the July dividend?
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    david
    6.28% three year total return looks pretty good to me with supposedly zero risk.
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    Sheik-booboos
    near the money calls on TIP with dates a few months out. it's basically free money, inflation is gonna be bad.
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    Mick
    TIPS have under performed almost since their inception. But I believe we are in a perfect situation for them to do their job. The Fed has said it intends to keep rates low and inflation is temporary. But the CPI numbers show >3% inflation. The last months, Ishare Tips have paid out 1% in cash dividends. I would believe that is far better than any other bond options. I’m in them as a hedge against the usual 60/40 stock bond mix. It has allowed me to continue to make money both with equities and bonds. I welcome anyone to show me a better way, right now to have a more profitable 60/40 mix. Thank You and I look forward to feedback.
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    Justin44
    Doubled my position here, will not invest in the bubble market and cash is losing its power every day
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    Mick
    I’m seeing estimates for august dividend for the first time. Are they reliable?
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    david
    Love the June and July distributions!!!!!!
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    David
    Fed buying $billions of Tips! New high! Toot, toot!
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    ellen
    Can’t you just buy a TIP direct from the Treasury?
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    david
    August dividend????
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    Mick
    Sorry David I posted a web site that gives you info on dividends but it got edited. But google TIP returns and you should find it.
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    david
    August divi????
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    Jabberwonky
    .17% YTD return, rofl. Why does anyone buy this?
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    OldTechy
    I sent detailed WEB-mail to Blackrock-Ishares inquiring why NO DIVIDENDS LAST THREE MOS. the following is transcript of voicemail I received
    ... "My name is Jonathan Carlson. I'm calling from Ishares. Just regarding your question about TIP shares tips Bond. ETF fund is going to hold inflation-protected securities issued by the US Treasury, and the way those work is they follow a CPI index and when there's negative CPI in the past couple of months, which we saw in quarter four of 2018. Then the fund is going to receive reduced to income from those Securities, and when the fund receives reducing come they can decide to not pay a distribution. Again, the funds objective is to outperform inflation, which it will do its objective is not to provide current income on a monthly basis. If you have any further questions, you can give us a call at 800-474-2737. Thank you, and have a nice day, sir. "
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    PC2020
    Inflation inevitable, TIP drops. Makes perfect sense.
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    Teva
    Now that the feds have done all the bond buying and have sent TIPS up, when do you think it's time to sell these and trade it in for some of the Dow / S&P ETFs - surely this will outperform "inflation" in the next 5-10 years. Unless we truly really see a huge rise in inflation. What are your opinions?
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    PC2020
    I have held on to this for a long time. I have had some returns, but certainly nothing that actually keeps up with inflation. With this now being "stagnant" while staring in the face of massive money printing and real inflation; it is time to find another place to absorb our government's out of control behavior. Right now the only asset class that seems to not be hindered by manipulation is crypto currency. I have always been a gold/silver investor and ignored crypto...but at this point it is at least marginally better than being in cash and/or TIP. TIP has become a joke. The fundamentals are no longer correct for this to be a hedge. See you later.
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    pugaciov7
    In 2012 these shares were $123 each. I don't understand how they can drop in value over time if supposedly the underlyinf bonds get revalued for inflation twice a year. Can some help me understand? I am sorry if this is a silly question. Thanks
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    Don
    Will the yield rise if the inflation rate rises?