inflation hedge


An investment designed to protect against inflation risk. Such an investment's value will typically increase with inflation. One example is stock of companies that operate in the natural resources industries.

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You may want to try and take on an inflation hedge if you feel that inflation will be rising in the near future.

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While the usual tree hugging lobbyists were accounted for, the surprise was the Otter Conservatory Council, whose stock Bob quite coincidentally held an inflation hedge in.

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Wesley was confused by the corporationïs new investment strategy until he realized it was merely an inflation hedge to safeguard the profit margin in the current troubled economy.

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