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A. How is the interest payment on TIPS (Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities) calculated? What is the base measure?

b. How are TIPS sold?

c. Is the interest earned on TIPS taxable?

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TIPS facets are assessed. The interest payments are determined.

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1. A security which is identical to a treasury bond except that principal and coupon payments are adjusted to eliminate the effects of inflation. In the US the inflation is measured by CPI (Consumer price index especially its urban household ...

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