Recently we have seen inflation rates skyrocket across the board. Seemingly everything under the sun is getting more expensive from groceries, to lumber, to oil, and everything in between. Prices are up so much that in the recent weeks Fed Chairman, Jerome Powell, said the Fed will be increasing their target inflation rate in 2021 from 2.4% to 3.4%. There is ongoing debate weather this bout of inflation is temporary fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic or if it’s a more long-term issue.
This RJO Futures Special report will inform you on what is causing this inflation, how it’s impacting the markets, and whether our analysts view it as a long-term or temporary issue. Our analysts also identify some strategies to use to help protect yourself against inflation.