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iShares TIPS Bond ETF (TIP)

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    Joe
    $0.4321 per share, ex-dividend 10/01/21, payable 10/07
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    Don B
    Is there a place to invest that actually goes up when inflation rises?
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    Don B
    Inflation is rampant and yet TIP goes down?
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    xiaokang
    From marketchameleon, the TIP has these dividend coming. Interesting there are 3 dividends in December.

    Ex date Record Date Pay Date
    30-Dec-2021 31-Dec-2021 TBD Projected 0.4321
    16-Dec-2021 17-Dec-2021 22-Dec-2021 Announced 0.4321
    1-Dec-2021 2-Dec-2021 7-Dec-2021 Announced 0.4321
    1-Nov-2021 2-Nov-2021 5-Nov-2021 Announced 0.4321
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    Don
    Where can you get info as to what and when TIP's next dividend will be?
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    Mick
    Projected dividend for payment 1st week of Sept is .77.
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    david
    Fantastic September dividend of $.89 payable 9-8-21. Love TIP and SCHP!
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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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    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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    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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    Arod
    Jobs report. 943,000 vs 870,000 expected. This economy is smoking hot. TIPs are great fixed income allocation.
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    PC2020
    Inflation inevitable, TIP drops. Makes perfect sense.
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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?
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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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    david
    6.28% three year total return looks pretty good to me with supposedly zero risk.
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    david
    Why is there no information about the July dividend?
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    Janet
    Only 3/11 buys of TIP in the first 30 minutes today while it nears 52 week high.