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ETF Research and Analysis

by Brian Moriarty
Schwab U.S. TIPS ETF SCHP offers broad market exposure to Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities at a rock-bottom price. Because TIPS are excluded from aggregate-bond indexes, TIPS funds work well as complementary holdings,  Read more 

Bull Case

By investing in TIPS, the fund provides protection against unexpected inflation.
The fund is the cheapest TIPS ETF available. 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 negate the fund's inflation protection. Read more 

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