Posts Tagged ‘inflation’
What Can Investors do to Hedge Inflation?
If you missed part 1 on the current inflation environment, here is a quick summary: Inflation is at 40-year highs in the United States. However, sustained periods of elevated inflation in the U.S. are rare. Over the past 100 years, U.S. inflation has stayed below 5% the vast majority of the time. In the aftermath…Read More
Market Update: February 15th, 2022
Market Update The U.S. economy continued to grow at a fast pace. 4th quarter 2021 data showed that the U.S. economy grew 5.7% for all 2021, the most significant increase since 1984 (1). 2021′s strong growth created a lot of good outcomes, including a record 6.4 million jobs and higher wages to workers. But it…Read More
Should I be Worried about Inflation?
Rising inflation has been a growing concern over the last few months for many investors. U.S. consumer prices, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) were up 6.9% for the year ending November 2021, the largest annual increase since 1982 (1). Policymakers (e.g., the Federal Reserve) pay closer attention to Core inflation, which is…Read More