strabes's picture

A key but unreported aspect of the Fed announcement

A very very important detail of the Fed's announcement that it will move aggressively into the long-term bond market has gone unreported/unanalyzed across the entire media, and in Chris' post about this issue:

rci2145's picture

Help: Are (TIPS) inflation protected treasuries a good investment?

I know there is a bond bubble and regular fixed principal bonds look like a bad idea right now, but what about TIPS?  If foreigners lose their taste (which the will) for U.S. debt, will the value of funds tracking the value of TIPS bonds go down?