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What’s the Best Way to Protect Against Inflation?

Many stock investors have an irrational fear of inflation, selling when inflation significantly heats up.

Don’t make the same mistake yourself.

Instead, researchers say, you should not only hold on to your equity positions when inflation rises, but even be willing to increase your exposure if and when others irrationally react to that higher inflation by depressing stock prices.

Richard Warr, professor of finance and head of the department of Business Management at the NC State Poole College of Management, discusses this topic in an interview with Barron’s reporter Mark Hulbert. Read the full story.