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(a) The portfolio manager of a tax-exempt fund is considering investing $500,000 in a debt
instrument that pays an annual interest rate of 5.7% for four years. At the end of four
years, the portfolio manager plans to reinvest the pr
The following questions are about Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS).
(a) What is meant by the real rate?
The real interest rate is the rate of interest an investor expects to receive after allowing for
inflation. It can be described more form