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Is There a Price Bubble in the US?

I have been looking at inflation because we have a 25% weighting in commodities in one of my investment strategies. The inflation debate is critical because if I get it wrong and inflation starts slowing, I would expect that commodity position to fall. And if I get it right, then that commodity position will do well.

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The Bonds That Protect against Inflation

An investor recently told me that she was worried that the US stock market could crash and therefore she had increased her holdings of bonds. But then she told me that she was worried that inflation would rise and along with it interest rates.

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COVID Risk Factors Are Diabetes, Fear, and Age

Recent research in Preventing Chronic Disease: Underlying Medical Conditions and Severe Illness Among 540,667 Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19, March 2020–March 2021 by Kompaniyets L, Pennington AF, Goodman AB, Rosenblum HG, Belay B, Ko JY, et al.

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