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US Treasury I-series savings bonds – still zero real yield

For the 6th straight 6-month period in a row, US Treasury I-Bonds will be issued with a fixed “real” rate of 0%.  That’s zero.  Nil. Nada. Zip. The nominal yield is higher, since it’s a composite built out of the fixed (zero) rate plus a component representing inflation.  The composite rate right now is 1.18%. […]