By Jordan Youkilis, founding partner of KEY Investment Partners
For the first time in 40 years, U.S. investors are navigating crushing inflationary pressures as they seek to protect their investments while concerns about recession grow. However, just as there are investment strategies and tactics to deploy during a strong economy, the same holds true during periods of high inflation. One challenge for investors looking to protect or expand their portfolio is determining whether the current inflationary trend is a short-term hiccup or an extended concern. But between ongoing global supply chain delays created by the pandemic and the destabilizing effects of the war in Ukraine, it may be difficult to predict what is coming next.
At its most basic definition, inflation is when the demand for goods exceeds the available supply, creating higher costs and leading to rising interest rates. As costs rise for raw materials and services, pressure increases to raise consumer prices, and the cycle of inflation continues. Despite all these challenges, investors can still find great opportunities–and often in places they might not ordinarily look…
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