SPDR Barclays Capital TIPS ETFFund
- Change 0.12 (0.2%)
- Volume 0.03 M
4:00 PM EDT Apr 29, 2016
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- Assets $670.8M
- Expense Ratio 0.15%
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US Fixed Income ETF
SPDR Barclays TIPS ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund's objective is to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of the Barclays U.S. Government Inflation-linked Bond Index.
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12-01-2015 05:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As many expected the Federal Reserve will only gradually raise interest rates, investors can still hold on to Treasuries for income exposure. However, people may want to consider Treasury inflation protected securities and related exchange traded funds in the event the unrealisti...
05-15-2015 08:20 AM by Tom Lydon
The benchmark Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index provides a blueprint for many fixed-income portfolios, but it does not include many popular debt investments. Nevertheless, there are a number of exchange traded fund options to help fill in the gaps. The iShares Core U.S. Aggre...
03-11-2013 09:23 AM by Tom Lydon
As investors start to ponder the potential inflationary ramifications of the ongoing Fed policies, State Street Gloabl Advisors, the money manager behind the line of SPDR exchange traded funds, has petitioned to launch two new Treasury Inflation Protected Securities funds. Acc...
08-17-2012 09:11 AM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on the SPDR SSgA Multi-Asset Real Return ETF (NYSEArca: RLY), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $7.5 million. Objective: The SPDR SSgA Multi-Asset Real Return Fund is an an actively managed ETF that tries to generate real return through capital appreciation a...
07-24-2012 03:30 PM by Tom Lydon
Speculation on another round of monetary stimulus from the Federal Reserve caused another record negative yield for U.S. 10-year inflation-indexed bonds, or TIPS. "The market is projecting at some point in the near future that the Fed does act," Justin Lederer, a strategist at...
06-12-2012 01:20 PM by Tom Lydon
Bond investors have become comfortable with risking a lower payback than what they have invested for the benefit and security of inflation protection. Some U.S. bond exchange traded funds have become the latest hideout for inflation protection. "Treasury Inflation Protected Se...
04-27-2012 07:32 AM by Tom Lydon
The actively managed exchange traded fund space, once pushed to the side, is now attracting a greater following, especially in the wake of highly successful PIMCO Total Return ETF (NYSEArca: BOND) launch. Now, State Street Global Advisors is testing the waters with its first acti...
03-26-2012 02:08 PM by John Spence
Investors have been buying Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, or TIPS, in recent auctions even though the bonds offer negative yields, because they want to hedge inflation risks. The Treasury Department sold $13 billion in 10-year Treasury Inflation Protected Securities...
03-19-2012 03:30 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Last week's steep sell-off in U.S. Treasury bonds as well as some other slices of the fixed income market including Investment Grade Corporates sparked some renewed interest in Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, or TIPS, products in the ETF space. The iShares Barclays T...
02-02-2012 12:24 PM by John Spence
Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities and exchange traded funds that invest in them continue to see solid demand despite the fact the bonds are paying negative yields. "A $15 billion auction of Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities this month drew the strongest demand sinc...
05-20-2011 09:04 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that invest in Treasury Inflation Protected Securities have been stuck in a range for over two months as traders eye inflation data and Treasury yields. Last week, the government said consumer prices rose 0.4% in April as gasoline prices surged. Some inve...
04-15-2011 06:09 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded fund (ETF) investors may utilize Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities as a way mitigate the potential hit from inflation. On Friday, the Labor Department said the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.5% in March. A report earlier this week estimated produ...
04-04-2011 10:56 AM by Tom Lydon
The European Union is now faced with rising inflation. Investors may hedge against the potential harm of rising inflation to a government bond through Treasury-inflation protected security (TIPS) exchange traded funds (ETFs). Eurozone inflation for March was a higher-than-expe...
11-12-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
When bond giant PIMCO has something to say about the fixed-income market, people listen. So, when the exchange traded fund (ETF) provider sounded the alarm on inflation, it didn't pass without notice. Experts at PIMCO said that in the medium- and long-term, investors should be...
10-26-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
TIPs, or Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, have become an investor favorite. Lately, there have been signs of momentum in these funds. There are great expectations from ETFs that hold Treasuries that give some sort of protection from inflation. These Treasuries adjusted...
10-07-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors clearly feel that the need for inflation protection is paramount. Activity in one of the largest TIPS exchange traded funds (ETFs) this week nearly brought the fund to a record high. John Spence for MarketWatch notes Wednesday's activity, which pushed iShares Barclay...
09-15-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
We're all waiting to hear what it'll be: inflation or deflation. Either way, there are exchange traded funds (ETFs) to help tame either condition. Some are calling for deflation, while other analysts are calling for inflation. Either way, you should pick a position and cater y...
06-28-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
In the last couple of years, governments around the world have been furiously printing money. This has naturally given rise to concerns about inflation and investors have been running to TIPS exchange traded funds (ETFs) as a result. But...there's no inflation. TIPS are Treasu...
06-12-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors are flocking to inflation-protected bond exchange traded funds (ETFs). But it may not be protection they necessarily need at this point. The iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund (NYSEArca: TIP) has become the seventh-largest ETF in the United States, with just more than $...
05-27-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The markets are so crossed up right now many investors don't know what angle to play. Inflation was the prevailing concern, but now indicators are signaling potential deflation. Whatever eventually happens, exchange traded funds (ETFs) will be there to help you play it. As rec...
05-24-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
A San Francisco-based fund company is planning to get into the exchange traded fund (ETF) business. Exchange Traded Spreads Trust (ETSpreads) has several fixed-income ETFs in the works. Exchange Traded Spreads Trust (ETSpreads) has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commis...
05-20-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Bonds have been one of the the safe-haven assets of choice since the market meltdown last year, but as the interest rates flirt with higher numbers, are bond exchange traded funds (ETFs) still where you want to put your money? Many investors know that as interest rates go up,...
05-18-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
While the situation is Greece is approaching some semblance of a resolution, the global economy is far from out of the woods. We may continue to see bumps on the road back, but with these exchange traded funds (ETFs), you can help protect your assets. First things first. Don't...
05-18-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
With the government sitting on what seems like gazillions of dollars in debt, concerns about a looming inflation crisis are swirling about in many an investor's mind. That's where Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) exchange traded fund (ETFs) come in handy as a bet ag...
04-29-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Bond exchange traded funds (ETFs) are alive and well. Proof? Billions of dollars have poured into them so far this year. With the many bond options available, an investor may have a hard time deciding which to choose. But if you take the time, there is bound to be something that ...
04-28-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
All the government spending and record-low interest rates have certainly helped right our listing economy. But as the stimulus winds down and interest rates go back up, you'll want to have some exchange traded funds (ETFs) at the ready to protect your portfolio. The bulls are...
04-20-2010 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Many are betting that inflation will skyrocket in the coming years as the United States continues to increase its deficit to historic heights. John Paulson, the man who scored about $20 billion for his clients during the housing crash, has been buying up gold for that reason. A s...
02-19-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Growth in the U.S. economy, markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) has been aided by our exceptionally low interest rates. Yesterday, we were reminded that it's becoming increasingly important to mind the rates and be prepared to act accordingly. Yesterday, the Federal Rese...
02-09-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The U.S. government is incurring an ever higher budget deficit and it will be up to American citizens to carry the burden. With taxes increasing, inflation rising and the dollar falling, investors may want to change their exchange traded fund (ETF) portfolio strategies in order t...
01-21-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The bond and bond-related exchange traded fund (ETF) markets have experienced quite a year, but the good times may soon come to an end. The specter of inflation and likely hikes in interest rates may cut away at hefty returns seen in recent months. A bond is a loan that a bon...
01-13-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Bond yields are on the rise, which doesn't necessarily have exchange traded fund (ETF) investors whooping it up. That's because rising yields not only send prices lower, but they can be a harbinger of other things, such as impending inflation. As Allen Robinson for Global Inv...
11-05-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
WisdomTree has registered with The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch a new exchange traded fund (ETF) that seeks to give investors protection from inflation. The new ETF WisdomTree has in the hopper, the WisdomTree Real Return Fund (NYSEArca: RRF), seeks to g...
09-22-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
We recently got on the phone with Chris Caltagirone, vice president and product manager at PIMCO, to discuss anything and everything related to TIPS, including their role in your portfolio and exchange traded funds (ETFs). What are TIPS? TIPS are Treasury Inflation-Protect...
08-23-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Active management in exchange traded funds (ETFs) is said to be only worthwhile as long as it provides better returns than the passive counterparts. Are there enough inconsistencies in the Treasury inflation protected securities (TIPS) market to warrant an active hand? Allianz...
07-03-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Despite few signs that prices are rising and inflation is a looming concern, now might be the time to protect yourself from when prices do start rising - don't wait until it happens. The way to do it is through the utilization of exchange traded funds (ETFs). Some believe t...
06-24-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The Federal Reserve announced this afternoon that it would hold interest rates steady. It also said the downward spiral in prices was easing, while inflation was less of a threat. Either way, exchange traded funds (ETFs) could be affected. Federal Reserve Governor Kevin Warsh...
06-10-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The Federal Reserve is closely watched by investors, and recent speculation about the raising interest rates has many ready to take action, as bond and treasury bond exchange traded funds (ETFs) will react to a higher rate. The speculation is that the Federal Reserve may have...
05-19-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Inflation, deflation, or stagflation. None of these scenarios sound too appealing, but there is still a way to protect one's wealth through the markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) in any possible outcome. Analysts and experts are still debating whether the U.S. economy wi...
04-15-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The bond market has been getting a lot of attention. Are you aware of the multiple ways you can use these exchange traded funds (ETFs) in your portfolio? If you are searching for a bond-focused ETF to help round out your portfolio or keep assets in safety, the good news is th...
02-11-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
2008 was a devastating and demoralizing year for just about all securities and exchange traded funds (ETFs) except for the U.S. Treasury Bond market.The reason behind this surge in bonds was that investors responded to turbulent times in a fight-or-flight manner, and fled to the ...
01-16-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As Capitol Hill freely throws more money at our economic predicament, inflation could soon be a new problem of the day and a certain type of exchange traded fund (ETF) could be right for you if this is a concern. Inflation at Lows. Although inflation is at lows not seen since ...
12-29-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It's been an unusual year that has caused investors of all types to re-examine the old ways of thinking when it comes to their exchange traded funds (ETFs). Typically, bonds have been seen as "safe," but some got burned in that thinking. In fact, bonds of all types took their ...
12-04-2008 01:30 PM by Tom Lydon
With many developed countries throwing money at credit-starved economies, investors worry about possible inflationary consequences and TIPS, Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, may just be the right exchange traded fund (ETF) for them. TIPS are government-issued treasury...
11-03-2008 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The Federal Reserve cut the key interest rate last week to 1%, and while it affects stocks, it also can have an impact on bond exchange traded funds (ETFs). Ron DeLegge for ETF Guide reports that lower rates also translate into lower yields for bond investors. Conversely, whil...
09-21-2008 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
It's seeming apparent that fixed income exchange traded funds (ETFs) will be affected by the market turmoil, and higher inflation is inevitable, which may hamper these funds, reports Joe Morris for Ignites. While high inflation is hampering these funds, but the credit crisis i...
08-05-2008 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
You are viewing an older ETF Trends article from 2008. You may be interested in reading our more current articles on Bond ETFs and Treasuries. Bonds, and bond exchange traded funds (ETFs) are a good place for investors to hang out and park their cash in uncertain times. ...