Going Up: The Return of Inflation and How to Manage It

Going Up: The Return of Inflation and How to Manage It

By Jonathan Scheid, CFA, AIF® There is no way to hide that prices are rising for the goods and services we use. A day doesn’t seem to pass without hearing of a new shortage, a supply disruption, or an increase in demand that is impacting the price we pay for...
Going Up: The Return of Inflation and How to Manage It

Going Up: The Return of Inflation and How to Manage It

By Jonathan Scheid, CFA, AIF® There is no way to hide that prices are rising for the goods and services we use. A day doesn’t seem to pass without hearing of a new shortage, a supply disruption, or an increase in demand that is impacting the price we pay for...
Are Concerns About Inflation Inflated?

Are Concerns About Inflation Inflated?

KEY TAKEAWAYS Recent Dimensional research suggests that simply staying invested helps outpace inflation over the long term for a wide range of asset classes. The protection offered by inflation-indexed securities still appears to be the most effective for investors...
Inflation and Your Portfolio

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Stock market indexes continue to set new record highs, but investors are increasingly focused on another number: inflation. Although the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a 4.2% annual increase in inflation in April, we should take time to understand where that...
How Real Is Post-Pandemic Inflation Risk?

How Real Is Post-Pandemic Inflation Risk?

By Alex Kluesner Governments around the world have made unprecedented efforts to support the global economy in response to COVID-19 by increasing spending and getting cash into the hands of both consumers and companies. Steps taken thus far may well have been...
Why Is Inflation So Low? (And What to Do About It)

Why Is Inflation So Low? (And What to Do About It)

By: Guest Ronald Reagan famously described inflation as being “as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hitman.” While the inflation experienced under President Reagan was all those things, inflation over the past decade would...