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Rising Oil Prices, Here’s Why

April 6, 2010 by  
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Oil consumption is barely rising. There’s plenty of inventory. So why is the price of oil sky rocketing? Oil prices have more than doubled during the last 15 months. So what gives?

Inflation Concerns? Just Get Yourself Into Debt

April 6, 2010 by  
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If you’re really worried about inflation, just go out and borrow as much money as you can. Then when you have the cash in hand, buy yourself some gold, or silver, or a nice co-op in Manhattan; whatever you think is going to keep up with inflation

7 Ways to Invest in Gold (Forbes)

7 Ways to Invest in Gold (Forbes)

April 2, 2010 by  
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Nice Slide Show from Forbes showing 7 Ways to Invest in Gold

TIPS Bonds Inflation Hedge? Maybe Not, Especially if Interest Rates Rise

April 2, 2010 by  
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What the Treasury Department doesn’t tell you is that if interest rates rise (Do you think they’re going much lower?) All bonds, including TIPS will take a hit.

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

March 24, 2010 by  
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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

IRS Offers Inflation Hedge Refund Option

March 22, 2010 by  
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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.

Managed Futures Funds Add Element of Leverage

March 22, 2010 by  
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managed futures funds can profit from over 150 different financial and commodity markets in both rising and falling markets.

Roubini Sidekick Likes Dividend Stocks and Corporate Bonds.

March 20, 2010 by  
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Asked “Where should you be putting your money”, Montianey replied, “Stay in corporate bonds (as opposed to so called risk free treasuries)

Oppenheimer Offers Broad Based Commodity Play

March 8, 2010 by  
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A hedge against inflation“, is how Oppenheimer describes its Commodity Strategy Total Return Fund.

Pimco Fund Hedges Inflation With Commodities and TIPS

January 11, 2010 by  
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Mihir P. Worah, Manager of the Pimco Commodity Real Return Strategy fund PCRDX; explained that:

“Commodities protect you from a different kind inflation than TIPS do.Commodities reflect prices at the wholesale level — things like crude oil, copper and wheat.” TIPS, he noted, are indexed to the Consumer Price Index “and reflect prices of things like bread, cars and airline tickets.”

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