THE EFFECTS OF INFLATION ON INVESTMENTS
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We all have heard stories from our parents about how a can of
pop cost only a nickel when they were kids and how it cost only fifty cents to
get into the movies. Were things actually cheaper in those days? Not really. The
fact is that prices have gone up a great deal over time due to a phenomenon
In this tutorial you will learn about the following topics
related to inflation and its effect on your investments:
- What Is Inflation?
- The Effect of Inflation on Fixed-Income Investments
- The Effect of Inflation on Stocks
- Hedging Against Inflation
- SUMMARY OF EFFECTS OF INFLATION ON INVESTMENTS
Everyone has a basic understanding of inflation, but let's
examine exactly what it is and how it is measured.