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New Risk for Investors: Fed Considers Jacking Up Inflation Target


Investors are under-estimating inflation risk. As a consequence, they are under-pricing inflation protecting assets including precious metals.

The Federal Reserve has given itself the objective of engineering an inflation rate of around 2%. However, there are many ways in which real-world inflation can potentially outpace the Fed’s 2% target.

https://www.moneymetals.com/news/2017/05/04/higher-inflation-consumer-prices-001061