Inflation-Indexed Treasury Bonds: Cash Flows, Taxes and Simulated Returns

Kahl, Douglas R.; Stevens, Jerry L.
April 1999
Journal of Financial Planning;Apr99, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p76
Academic Journal
Evaluates the risk-and-return features of Treasury Inflation Protection Securities (TIPS) relative to conventional fixed-rate bonds. Discussion on the tax treatment of TIPS; Reason fixed-rate bonds are vulnerable to inflation; Primary risk of Treasury notes and bonds; Comparison between TIPS and fixed-rate notes and bonds.


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