Inflation

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Stock Melt-Up Ends, Oil Prices Surge as Iraq Bleeds

Heightened conflict in Iraq has sent oil prices skyward and knocked stocks off their perch. Next up: Watch for the Fed's comments on inflation. More 

The 5 Best Funds to Fight Inflation

Think the Federal Reserve will swoop in at every sign of small inflation? Maybe, but it's no guarantee. Prudent investors should always have a few inflation-fighting funds on their watch lists just in case. Here are five of the best funds for the job. More 

The One Reason a Stock Market Crash Simply Won’t Happen

Everyone loves making headlines predicting the next stock market crash, but they apparently don't like being right. The Fed's near-zero rate policy ensures that the bull market can continue for at least another year. More 

Get Ready: Inflation Is Coming

Middle-class consumers face a summer of discontent as higher prices are poised to pinch pocketbooks. Make no mistake: The inflation pinch is nigh. More 

Central Banks Have Spoken: Inflation Is Coming

Justification of cheap-money stimulus by any means ensures that steeper inflation lies ahead. And the market is reacting in kind. More 

Taking a Second Look at Bonds Should Worry Investors

Traditionally, bonds have been looked at as one of the safest investments around. It it still true? Take a look at out analysis: you might not like what you see More 

What You Need To Know (Before You Go)

It's beginning to look more and more like Christmas, but before you take that time off, consider some of the important economic data we got this week More