Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) Overview and Strategies (Take 15 Series)

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CFA Institute Take 15 Series

Source: CFA Institute

15:00, video webcast, recorded on 7 October 2009
Posted on 12 November 2009

Kenneth E. Volpert, CFA, is principal, senior portfolio manager, and head of the Taxable Bond Group at Vanguard, where he oversees management of Vanguard's indexed and active taxable bond funds. In addition, he co-manages the Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund and the Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities Fund. Mr. Volpert is the author of a chapter entitled "Introduction to Bond Portfolio Management" published in numerous publications, including The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities, and a chapter entitled "Core Fixed-Income Management" in the book Core-Satellite Portfolio Management, edited by J. Clay Singleton. Mr. Volpert is a member of the Lehman Index Advisory Council, CFA Institute, and the CFA Society of Philadelphia. Mr. Volpert earned a BS degree in finance from the University of Illinois-Urbana and an MBA degree from the University of Chicago.

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Summary

Kenneth E. Volpert, CFA, discusses the following:
  • TIPs mechanics
  • Strategies used by active managers with TIPs
  • Where are real rates versus history
  • Inflation and TIPs performance outlook
The Take 15 Series is a series of short interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics focused on the investment profession.
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