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ETF Research and Analysis

by Brian Moriarty
SPDR Barclays TIPS ETF IPE offers broad market exposure to Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities at a relatively low price. Because TIPS are excluded from aggregate-bond indexes, TIPS funds work well as complementary   Read more 

Bull Case

TIPS offer protection against unexpected inflation.
This fund is competitively priced relative to other TIPS offerings. Read more 

Bear Case

If inflation rises slowly, the fund may underperform non-inflation-protected Treasuries.
Because of the fund's long duration, interest-rate changes may hurt the efficacy of its inflation protection. Read more 

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