The Wall Street Journal's Personal Investing Journal Report, as published Monday, February 7, 2022.
Cover Story: Tips of TIPS: What to Know About Inflation-Protected Treasury Bonds -- Inflation-wary investors are flocking to TIPS. But they aren't like conventional bonds, including when it comes to taxes.
- Ask Encore: A taxing issue: Why Medicare surcharges can shock retirees. Many aren’t aware that a premium increase can even happen.
- Home Field: Some global funds over emphasize stocks of their home country. U.S.-based funds don’t.
- Portfolio Strategy: Olympic defeats can depress a nation’s stocks. Yes, our moods will mess with stock success.
- Fintech Getting Started: A look at four financial apps (other than just Robinhood) for young savers and others.
Plus: A Monthly Analysis