Many different assets are touted as potential inflation hedges but which ones actually work?
People often make the case for inflation-linked bonds, gold, commodities… but how do we know how each asset class will respond in a period of high inflation?
When does it make sense for us to hedge? What risks are involved and what impact does it have on our long-term investment returns?
In today’s Dumb Question of the Week, we ask: What does it mean to say the Fed is behind the curve?