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Read This Before You Bet The House on Commodities

March 31, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation or Deflation

Ebullio Capital Management reported that its commodity fund was down 86.25% during the month of February. That’s not a typo. If you had invested the fund’s minimum requirement $100,000 on Feb. 1, 2010; by February 28, your account would be less than $14,000. Lars Steffenson, the manager of the fund, claims that the funds investments […]

When to Sell Gold?

March 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Smart Money Says

Societe General’s Dylan Grice makes a compelling argument that the time to sell gold, isn’t now.

Inflation, Something Else We Can Import from China

March 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Smart Money Says

Inflation is heating up faster now in China, and is headed our way. In his blog post today, Jim Jubak gives five reason why this is happening.

Aberdeen Likes Real Estate As Inflaton Hedge, Zillow Bearish on Housing

March 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies

Aberdeen:Investors should buy real-estate assets
Zillow: bottom is in sight for most markets across the country, although we expect it will be several years before values begin to show substantial increases again

Bloomberg: Soybeans a Hedge Against Inflation, But Not Corn ???

March 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation or Deflation

Bloomberg reported today:

Soybeans rose to a three-week high as the dollar fell, reviving the appeal of commodities as a hedge against inflation. Corn declined.

So how come corn’s not a hedge against inflation?
We sent them an email today, to find out. If they answer us, we’ll let you know.

IRS Offers Inflation Hedge Refund Option

March 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies

This year, instead of just receiving your tax refund in the form of a check from the IRS, the government is giving taxpayers the option to receive the refunds in the form of I-Bonds.

Boockvar Disagrees With Prechter About Deflation, Sort Of

March 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation or Deflation

We can be in a dis-inflationary phase before we get to the inflation. It’s the reaction to the deflation that gets to the inflation.

Managed Futures Funds Add Element of Leverage

March 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies

managed futures funds can profit from over 150 different financial and commodity markets in both rising and falling markets.

Prechter Says Deflation Taking Hold. Stay in Cash

March 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation or Deflation

the CPI, is beginning to show you that deflation is gaining the upper hand you know, very, very slowly, but it’s happening

Roubini Sidekick Likes Dividend Stocks and Corporate Bonds.

March 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies

Asked “Where should you be putting your money”, Montianey replied, “Stay in corporate bonds (as opposed to so called risk free treasuries)

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