As the Financial Times reported today, inflation expectations in the United States and the UK have been reaching levels not seen since late last year. In the case of the United States, implied inflation expectations appear to be pushing past 2%. Read this article for more details and charts.
The Bureau of the Public Debt has announced an earnings rate of 0% for Series I Bonds issued between May 1, 2009 and October 31, 2009. The fixed rate (also known as the real return) of new Series I Bonds