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Subject:  Re: Implications of Fed pause Date:  8/9/2006  1:13 PM
Author:  ranshdow Number:  17780 of 35576

If the market believes the Fed, that inflation is due to moderate, then the inflation differential of TIPS will be relatively low, at the next auction. Despite the well-known drawbacks of government manipulation of the CPI-U, does it make sense to lock in, and buy TIPS later this year?


A few weeks back someone posted a research paper on Mish's board which had in it, among other things, a graph of CPI vs. CPI-U. I tried to find the thread but could not. What was in