The iShares TIPS Bond fund TIP offers broad market exposure to Treasury inflation-protected securities. Because TIPS are excluded from aggregate-bond indexes, TIPS funds work well as complementary holdings, especially for Read more
By investing in TIPS, the fund provides protection against unexpected inflation.
As the largest TIPS ETF, this fund is cheap to trade. Read more
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