TIPS, real estate, and commodities are great inflation-hedging, liquid investments, says Morningstar's David Blanchett, who details the importance of exposure to these assets.
Morningstar's Tim Strauts details the complicated tax treatment of MLPs, commodities, and other nontraditional assets, and offers several ETF and ETN picks along with another to avoid.
St. Louis Fed economist Kevin Kliesen weighs the tailwinds of consumer spending, a housing recovery, and corporate cash hoards against the headwinds of increased payroll taxes and slowing income growth.
Morningstar's Christine Benz outlines how to gauge your own personal susceptibility to inflation in order to formulate a more customized strategy for outpacing higher costs.
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