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Art as Inflation Hedge Sothebys Stock Rockets

April 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies, Move

While gold, precious metals, commodities, and the stock market are inching their way back to pre-Lehman Brothers prices, the fine arts market hasn’t totally bought into the (so-called?) recovery yet. According to Reuters though, art might be finally be ready to turn around as well.
They reported on April 16, 2010, “The once-hot investment is on the verge of solid recovery.”

China Real Estate Hit By New Rules

April 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies, Move

Following an announcement of new rules intended to cool down what some are calling a China Real Estate Bubble, China stocks in general, and China Real Estate Stocks in particular took a big hit on Monday

New Inflation Fund Offered By American Century Investments

April 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies, Move

American Century Investments will offer Strategic Inflation Opportunities Fund. It seeks to outpace the 3-month T-Bill rate while protecting purchasing power

Gold Fund or Commidity ETF? Woulda Coulda Shoulda

April 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies, Move

Thinking about jumping into a gold fund or a commodity etf? Here’s some 20/20 hindsight to help you frame your thoughts.

Rising Oil Prices, Here’s Why

April 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies, Move

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  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies, Move

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

Jim Rogers: Hong Kong Real Estate Nuts Likes Silver, Gas

April 4, 2010 by  
Filed under Move, Smart Money Says

Jim Rogers Likes Silver Better Than Gold, Gas More Than Oil
Asked, which commodities sector looks most attractive to you? he said, “I like to buy the things that are cheap. Silver’s cheaper than gold on an historic basis

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.

Oppenheimer Offers Broad Based Commodity Play

March 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation Hedge Strategies

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

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