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A Wall Street chief strategist shares the best defense against a much-feared spike in inflation - and explains why it's a better option than 7 more traditional hedges

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Some day inflation is going to go up, probably. It might seem like a remote possibility, but it's one that professionals think investors need to prepare for today .
The key is that the Federal Reserve is open to letting inflation "run hot" above its long-time target of 2%. However long it takes for the economy to recover from the coronavirus pandemic and adjust to new circumstances, that creates the possibility that it's going to breach that 2% level in a way that has rarely happened since the Great Recession.
Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist for Leuthold...
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