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Allocating Your Portfolio When Inflation Rises
Gold and oil are good hedges against inflation. While gold usually outperforms, if inflation rates rise along with interest rates, it might gain as much.
Which Inflation-Resilient Assets to Include in Your Portfolio
Commodities are a good hedge against inflation. Most commodities–except precious metals–including oil and food produce are a source of inflation.
Which Bond Class Tends to Do Well When Inflation Rises?
Higher inflation erodes the value of future coupon payments. Inflation has more of a negative effect on bonds with later maturities.
US Inflation Hits the Fastest Pace in Nearly 5 Years
As oil prices bottomed out in early 2016, inflation started to take off. Headline inflation was at 2.5% in January—near a five-year high.