ETF Research and Analysis

by Brian Moriarty
FlexShares iBoxx 3-Year Target Duration TIPS TDTT offers investors targeted duration exposure to Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities at a relatively low price. The fund targets a constant three-year duration, although   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.
Short-term TIPS are less sensitive to interest-rate changes and can provide better protection against inflation than long-term TIPS. Read more 

Bear Case

There are cheaper TIPS ETFs available.
If inflation rises slowly, the fund may underperform non-inflation-protected Treasuries.
Deflation could cause the fund to suspend distribution of monthly interest payments. Read more 

Making the Momentum Effect Work for Your Portfolio 
Watch more 

Premium Membership

View all of our analyst reports with a free trial to Premium.