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TIPS: The Ultimate Hedge No One Thinks About

TIPS ETFs can provide superior protection against a sudden surge in inflation compared to most stocks. More 

This ETF Will Tell You A Lot About Inflation Expectations

Inflation is a scary word as it generally presages rising interest rates. This fixed income ETF is a gauge of inflation pressure More 

Is Now a Good Time for TIPS Funds?

With inflation at low levels, prices for TIPS funds are attractive, especially if you believe higher inflation is just around the corner. More 

Is The S&P 500 Now Safer Than a Diversifed Portfolio?

Both the media and financial advisers preach diversified portfolios, but if owning just one stock index like the S&P 500 safer? Find out here. 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 

An Easy Way To Insure Against A Big Loss With Your ETFs

A noticeable trend in the current U.S. stock bull has been the flip-flopping of the bears, and following them blindly is poor planning. Here's a better way More 

2013 Fund Flows: Bonds, Metals Brutalized

Fund flows provide a nice snapshot into the best- and worst-performing asset classes of 2013's first half, but things will likely be different in coming months. More