Talk:Treasury Inflation Protected Security

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I created a redirect page so that anyone typing TIPS into the search box and hitting Go will automatically be redirected here. However, since TIPS is a far more common term than the full Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, should this page perhaps just be moved to TIPS so that it shows up in the search results more prominently? --CyberBob 14:38, 12 June 2008 (EDT)

Hmmm, I'm actually rethinking that suggestion now in light of the IPS/Investment Policy Statement page I just made. I also made a redirect there from IPS to the full-name page, as acronyms can be confusing if you don't know what they stand for. --CyberBob 17:00, 12 June 2008 (EDT)

Bob, I think in most cases I'd prefer using a full name for the page, employing redirects from common abbreviations. I don't feel real strongly about the issue though. Ken Schwartz 17:21, 12 June 2008 (EDT)

The full name for the title plus a redirect for the acronym works well. I like it. Wikipedia does it the same way -- try search for FDA, it redirects to "Food and Drug Administration." Tfb 22:24, 12 June 2008 (EDT)

What other cleanup is needed? Can we remove the "sources needed" at the top of the page? Mikep 20:29, 13 November 2009 (UTC)

Mike, I added reference footnotes and removed the template --Blbarnitz 21:05, 13 November 2009 (UTC)

Name should be Treasury Inflation Protected Securities

Per the US Department of Treasury, the correct name is Treasury Inflation Indexed Securities (TIPS). Internally the article introduction is correct. A redirect from Treasury Inflation Indexed Securities exists. Fix by moving to Treasury Inflation Indexed Securities and keeping redirect? --Peculiar Investor 13:54, 18 February 2014 (CST)

No, as the common usage is for Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. The US government is also inconsistent in usage, see: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) - this is the website where they are purchased. --LadyGeek 21:18, 18 February 2014 (CST)

Don't you hate that. OK, let us try again. There does seem to be consistency in the use of Securities, this page is call Security, intro states Securities. My suggestion was only to address this inconsistency. --Peculiar Investor 21:33, 18 February 2014 (CST)