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I thought I got it before...but I am not sure. Yes, I understand that a dollar today is worth MORE today if inflation exists in the future. And a dollar today is worth LESS today if we have deflation going forward.

My concern is that if inflation goes up, even just from under 2% to 3% or 4%, "conventional" bonds will go down in value as interest rates rise because investors will demand more to compensate them for that inflation. But TIPS, on the other hand, should stay relatively stable (no? yes?) since the inflation adjustment makes this a non-issue.
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