ETF Research and Analysis

by Phillip Yoo
Suitability
FlexShares iBoxx 3-Year Target Duration TIPS Index TDTT offers exposure to the Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities market while maintaining a three-year target duration for a reasonable fee. Its short and targeted duration   Read more 

Bull Case

The fund's target duration adjustments give investors consistent interest-rate risk across any market environment.
By investing in TIPS, the fund provides protection against unexpected inflation.
This fund delivers a high correlation to the immediate CPI and inflation changes. Read more 

Bear Case

There are cheaper TIPS ETFs available.
If inflation is below expectations, the fund will likely underperform non-inflation-protected U.S. Treasuries.
It offers a low yield compared with its category peers. Read more 

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