July 20, 2011 at 09:30 AM EDT
Inflation ETF Special: 25 ETF Ideas To Fight Rising Prices
Inflation has been a particularly frustrating topic in recent months. Despite widespread predictions for a surge in CPI in the wake of unprecedented injections of liquidity into global financial markets, upward pressure on prices has not yet materialized–at least not in many developed markets. The prospect of what seems to be an inevitable outcome has prompted many to take measures to protect their portfolios, increasing allocations to asset classes expected to generally perform well when inflationary pressures spike. Countless investors have been wrong in their calls on inflation, ranging from Wall Street titans such as Morgan Stanley to smaller money managers and individuals. Another frustrating aspect of inflation is the difficulty many investors face in protecting their portfolios from the phenomenon. Debates over the relative merits of various securities as safeguards against inflation have raged for decades, with different investors pursuing different strategies. Each inflationary environment is unique, and inflation [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Inflation-Fighting ETFs Back In Focus IndexIQ Launches Two Inflation Protected ETFs Commodity ETFs Get No Love From Investors More Ideas For “Contango-Free” Commodity Access What’s In A Name: A Look Inside ETF Tickers
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