Treasury Inflation Protected Securities. Trasury bonds with the added advantages of having its par value adjusted every six months for inflation based on the CPI and having coupon payments calculated using the bond's revised value.
Treasury Inflation-Protected Security. A security which is identical to a treasury...
Treasury Inflation Protected Securities. Treasury bonds issued by the government of the US whose coupon and principal payments are linked to the US Consumer Price Index (CPI). The principle of TIPS is very similar to that of index-linked Gilts in the UK, although the method of inflation-indexation differs.
U.S. government securities designed to protect investors and the future value of their fixed-income investments from the adverse effects of inflation. Using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as a guide, the value of the bond's principal is adjusted upward to keep pace with inflation.
Inflation-indexed bonds offered by the U.S. government. They should be held in an RRSP, RRIF, or LRSP to avoid unfavourable tax treatment.
Securities whose principal is tied to the Consumer Price Index. TIPS pay interest every six months, based on a fixed rate applied to the adjusted principal. Specifically, each interest payment is calculated by multiplying the adjusted principal by one-half the interest rate.
Treasury Inflation Protection Securities. TIPS is issued by the US Treasury. It intends to protect investors against the effects of inflation by adjusting both the principal and coupon payments upward with any rise in inflation.
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Treasury Inflation Protected Securities. A type of 10-Year Note offered by the Treasury in which the principal amount changes each year by the percent change in the Consumer Price Index. The coupon rate does not change but the coupon payments will vary due to the adjustment in the principal amount.
Inflation-indexed securities issued by the U.S. Treasury Department (commonly known as Treasury Inflation-Protection Securities). TIPS have been issued in the U.S. since January 1997. These securities adjust both their principal and coupon payments upward with any rise in inflation. Like all Treasuries, they enjoy the full guarantee of the U.S. government.