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Inflation-fighting ETFs

Posted on 28 March 2014

A startling rise in food prices this year has stoked inflation fears. While, by definition, inflation is a rise in prices, not all prices rise at the same rate. The price of physical goods such as agriculture and other commodities often rises fastest in inflationary periods.
The following ETFs may benefit from an inflation surprise, as they either hold physical commodities or invest in companies that deal in physical commodities: The PowerShares DB Agriculture ETF holds futures contracts on a range of agricultural commodities including wheat, corn, sugar, coffee, cattle, hogs and soybeans………………………………Full Article: Source


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