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News & Analysis: iShares Barclays 0-5 Year TIPS Bond Fund
The government won't be able to release Consumer Price Index data this week, and that will leave everyone from Social Security recipients to bond investors to many workers in doubt about 2014.
Conventional wisdom says to shorten duration when rates are poised to rise, but you still have to take the yield curve into account.
Protection from rising prices no longer comes with as high a price tag as before the bond-market swoon.
This area of the bond market is finally offering positive yields.