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Apr 21 2022

When Inflation Is This High… It’s Time To Buy!

  • Apr 21, 2022

For stock investors, the most important issue surrounding the inflation environment is not how high it is nor how long it may stay above the Fed’s target rate. Rather, it is whether inflation is nearing a recovery peak: Even if it remains elevated for some time, if inflation is nearing a top, the stock market has historically produced satisfying results. That is, stocks have done well in periods following a peak in the inflation rate. Consequently, today, with inflation this extreme (and probably close to topping out), it’s time to buy!

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James Paulsen / Chief Investment Strategist