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Despite Investor Concerns, Inflation Did Not Materialize In 2018. (01/08/2019)

The Wall Street Journal (1/3, Kruger, Subscription Publication) reported that investors began 2018 anticipating inflation, but higher consumer prices have not materialized. According to Bloomberg Barclays data, returns for Treasury inflation-protected securities ended the year down 1.4 percent, while returns for fixed-rate US government debt rose 1.9 percent.