Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) are a type of US Treasury bond designed to protect investors against inflation. In this episode, we speak with Nancy Davis, founder of Quadratic Capital and the portfolio manager for The Quadratic Interest Rate Volatility and Inflation Hedge ETF (IVOL), about TIPS and their use in hedging against inflation.

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Pekin Hardy holds IVOL (Quadratic Interest Rate Volatility and Inflation Hedge ETF ) in some of its client accounts. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is an unmanaged index representing the rate of the inflation of U.S. consumer prices as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics. The S&P 500 Index includes a representative sample of 500 hundred companies in leading industries of the U.S. economy, focusing on the large-cap segment of the market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is a price-weighted average of 30 significant stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq. The Bloomberg US Aggregate Bond Index is a broad benchmark index for the U.S. bond market. The index covers all major types of bonds, including taxable corporate bonds, Treasury bonds, and municipal bonds. The Russell 2000 Index is a widely recognized unmanaged index that measures the performance of the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity universe.