Gold Price vs. U.S. 5-Year TIPS Yield

Gold Price vs. U.S. 5-Year TIPS Yield The price of gold and U.S. 5-year TIPS (inverted) continue to track each other. Generally, when the U.S. 5-year TIPS yield goes down, gold goes up. Image: The Daily Shot – The Wall Street Journal

Correlation of VIX with U.S. 10-Year TIPS Yields

Correlation of VIX with U.S. 10-Year TIPS Yields The correlation of the VIX with U.S. 10-year TIPS yields has turned negative, as it was during the dot-com bubble burst, the Great Financial Crisis, the European debt crisis,… Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

When Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) Outperform?​

When Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) Outperform? The chart shows that Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) usually outperform regular Treasuries when the 10-year breakeven inflation rate is below 2%. The 10-year breakeven inflation rate is a market-based measure of expected inflation over the next 10 years. Image: Movement Capital LLC

Inflation Assets vs. Deflation Assets

Inflation Assets vs. Deflation Assets The leadership remains deflationary, and the laggards remain inflationary. Deflation assets: government bonds, U.S. investment grade, S&P 500, U.S. consumer discretionary, growth and US high yield. Inflation assets: TIPS, EAFE, U.S. banks, value and cash. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Deflation Assets vs. Inflation Assets

Deflation Assets vs. Inflation Assets The leadership is still deflationary, and the laggards are inflationary. Deflation Assets: government bonds, U.S. investment grade, S&P 500, U.S. consumer discretionary, growth and US high yield.Inflation Assets: TIPS, EAFE, U.S. banks, value and cash. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

The Performance of “Deflation Assets” vs. “Inflation Assets”

The Performance of “Deflation Assets” vs. “Inflation Assets” Interesting chart showing the performance of “Deflation Asset” vs. “Inflation Assets” since 1960. “Deflation Assets”: Government Bonds, US Investment Grade, S&P 500, US Consumer Discretionary, Growth and US High Yield “Inflation Assets”: TIPS, EAFE, US Banks, Value and Cash Image: BofA Merrill Lynch