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In Julian Expect View video posted today, he mentioned an inflation hedged bonds trade that he existed from in Aug. How could a retail investor make a similar trade? He also talked about making over 100bps of profit on that trade. That is only 1%, I am assuming any real amount of profit would come from an options or leverage trade?

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Julian were referring to TIPS (Treasury inflation-protected securities).

Retail investors have easy access to it worldwide throw ETF's. In North America exchanges (TIP), in Europe (TIPU :LSE) denominated in USD and (TIUP) traded in EUR.  This aren't leveraged products. To leverage you have to use Options/Futures. 

If I'm not mistaken, had you purchased a 10-year note when it was 1% higher than it is today, you'd have made 7% profit on the nominal value within three months. That's not too shabby. 

But yeah, options would have really paid out.

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