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incentives that investors have to hold TIPS (Treasury Inflated Protection Securities)

Hello, if someone could please assist me with this question from a text, we will be having this as an essay question and I need to familiarize myself with this topic.

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What are the various incentives that investors have to hold TIPS (Treasury Inflated Protection Securities)?
Why does the U.S. Treasury also have an incentive to issue these securities to help finance government deficits? Please explain both these in detail for me, I would like to start by having a more clear definition of what TIPS are?

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This job describes types of incentives that investors have to hold TIPS (Treasury Inflated Protection Securities).

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