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Founded in 1986, TIPS, Inc. was based on Bond Math presented in Standard Securities Calculation Methods commissioned by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).

Designed to help the securities industry standardize the valuation and analysis of fixed income securities, the company’s primary product is the “Standard Securities Calculations Software Library.” The software library provides calculation routines for valuation and analysis of domestic, foreign developed and emerging market fixed income securities to developers of in-house and commercial systems.

Delivering on TIPS, Inc.’s mission to facilitate standards within the financial services industry, the library’s hardware and language independence assures users of consistent results. It can be used on most industry-standard computers — from mainframes and minis to workstations and personal computers — and can be used with most programming languages — including C, C#, Java, Perl, COBOL, FORTRAN, RPG, PL/SQL, Visual FoxPro, Visual Basic and others.

TIPS, Inc., software is currently being used by many of the nation’s leading brokerage, money management, banking and insurance firms. Additionally, TIPS, Inc. provides its software to the nation’s largest software development companies.

Who uses TIPS, Inc.?

  • Brokerage
  • Money Management
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Software Development


All of the Standard Securities Calculation products listed below are produced by TIPS, Inc. for the Securities Industry Association and The Bond Market Association.

Standard Securities Calculation Software Library

A set of over 1,000 callable functions which provide programmatic access to the industry-standard calculations you need for fixed income trading operations, finance, research, portfolio and money management.

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Standard Securities Calculation Bond
Analytics Module

A single high-level callable routine for calculating prices, yields, and other analytics on bonds, notes and discount securities.

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Standard Securities Calculation Mortgage-Backed Analytics Module

A single high-level callable routine for calculating prices, yields and other analytics on mortgage-backed securities.

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TIPS, Inc. c/o Tradeweb
2200 Plaza Five
Jersey City, NJ 07311

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