Inflation-Protected Bond ETFs: The Top 6 Exchange Traded Funds for Your Bond Investing List

Government bonds are usually the first priority for many investors because of their relatively low risk. However, inflation can negatively impact the return investors desire. We’ve created a comprehensive watchlist for you to bookmark¬†anytime inflation rears its ugly head.

Your Cheat Sheet to Inflation-Protected Bond Exchange Traded Funds

iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund (NYSE:TIP) is the most active inflation-protected bond ETF, with an average volume of 693,336 shares traded per day. The fund corresponds to the price and yield performance of the inflation-protected sector of the United States Treasury market. It follows the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities Index. Check out TIP interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

SPDR DB Int’l Govt Infl Pro Bond (NYSE:WIP) maintains high liquidity with an average volume of 153,209 shares traded per day. The fund follows the price and yield performance of the DB Global Government ex-U.S. Inflation-Linked Bond Capped Index which measures the performance of inflated, linked government bond markets of developed and emerging economies other than the United States. Check out WIP interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

PIMCO 1-5 Year US TIPS Index Fund (NYSE:STPZ) maintains an average volume of 187,786 shares traded per day. The fund is based on Treasury Inflation Protected Securities with shorter maturity, as defined by the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1-5 Year US Inflation Linked Treasury Index. Check out STPZ interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

SPDR Barclays Capital TIPS (NYSE:IPE) trades an average of 59,827 shares per day. The fund is based on the price and yield performance of the Barclays United States Government Inflation-Linked Bond Index. Check out IPE interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

PIMCO 15+ Year U.S. TIPS Index Fund (NYSE:LTPZ) trades an average of 84,779 shares per day. The fund follows the total return on the Bank of America Merril Lynch 15+ Year US Inflation Linked Treasury Index. Check out LTPZ interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

Schwab U.S. TIPs ETF (NYSE:SCHP) is the least liquid ETF on our list and maintains an average volume of 39,453 shares traded per day. Check out SCHP interactive chart, fundamentals, Twitter stream and more >>

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