Higher levels of manager investment are a good sign.
Even if TIPS aren't cheap, those looking to build a long-term bulwark against inflation should consider the asset class.
A few examples that help illustrate our rating process in action.
Do these funds deserve all that money?
Morningstar is not making any changes to its ratings on the PIMCO lineup of mutual funds as a result of the departure.
Morningstar's director of personal finance says bond gains, oil's fall, and Bill Gross' big move topped the unexpected list this year.
An additional $12.5 billion left PIMCO's flagship Total Return Fund in January, bringing the total outflow to more than $90 billion since Bill Gross' departure.
Both iShares and Vanguard have their strongest flows ever.
2014 was full of surprises.