TITLE

Inflation's Shadow: Investment Offsets and Their Risks

AUTHOR(S)
Budgar, Laurie
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Jun2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at current economic factors and predictions related to inflation in the U.S. The author examines the survey of the Financial Planning Association on how financial planners deal with inflation. Ron Altman, senior portfolio manager at MD Sass, states that the inflation that one wants to hedge against is industrial and agricultural commodities rather than labor inflation. Kent Smetters, Boettner professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, states that consumer price index (CPI) has a larger average than commodities return even if they move together. Ed McRedmond, senior vice president of institutional and portfolio strategies at Invesco PowerShares Capital Management, states that commodity prices overreact to small changes in supply and demand.
ACCESSION #
61354038

 

Related Articles

  • Inflated Expectations. Granahan, Tom // Investment Dealers' Digest;6/19/2009, Vol. 75 Issue 24, p4 

    The article offers the author's views on the current rise in inflation levels in the U.S. The author thinks that the present inflation has not been driven as a result of increased demand from the people of the U.S. The author cites the rise in jobless claims and unemployment applications to...

  • Inflation and prices.  // Economic Trends (07482922);Mar1994, p6 

    Focuses on the consumer price index (CPI) and inflation in the United States in 1993. January 1994 price statistics; CPI revisions; Seasonal variation in the CPI from 1989 to 1993; Median CPI revisions; Commodity prices; Household inflation expectations; CPI projections in 1994; Distribution of...

  • Inflation and prices.  // Economic Trends (07482922);Oct95, p6 

    Presents inflation indicators in the United States as of August 1995. Price statistics; Trends in the consumer price index (CPI); Distribution of economists' 1996 CPI forecasts; Household inflation expectations.

  • Inflation and prices.  // Economic Trends (07482922);Feb96, p6 

    Discusses inflation and price trends in the United States. December 1995 price statistics; Growth in retail prices and consumer price index in 1995; Implications of the proposal to legislate price stability as the primary long-term goal of the Federal Reserve Board.

  • Inflation and prices.  // Economic Trends (07482922);May96, p6 

    Presents trends in inflation and prices in the United States as of May 1996. Increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) during the first quarter of 1996; 12-month CPI trend; Behavior of wage growth; Rise in hourly compensation; Indications of higher near-term inflations.

  • Inflation and prices.  // Economic Trends (07482922);Jan1997, p7 

    Focuses on inflation and consumer prices in the United States as of January 1997. Prediction of an absence of a notable change in the consumer price index; Possible overstatement in price index by the Senate Finance Committee.

  • Inflation and Prices.  // Economic Trends (07482922);Jul99, p7 

    Provides information on the performance of the United States Consumer Price Index (CPI). Median average CPI between March and May 1999; Impact of the strong upward movement in the CPI on retail inflation; Implication of the survey data of households on price increases.

  • Inflation and Prices.  // Economic Trends (07482922);Dec99, p7 

    Focuses on an increase in two measures of so-called core inflation in the United States. Rise in consumer prices; Concerns raised about a long-anticipated inflationary upturn; Sharp rise in oil prices; Energy price fluctuations.

  • Inflation and Prices.  // Economic Trends (07482922);Sep2000, p7 

    Presents an update on inflation and the consumer price index (CPI) in the United States (U.S.) as of September 2000. Percent increase of the CPI in July 2000; Views of economists on the retail price data; Important factors in the U.S. inflation outlook.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics