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How to Use Futures to Hedge Against Inflation and a Declining Dollar

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This article on Futures to Hedge Against Inflation is the opinion of Optimus Futures. These days, inflation is on everyone’s mind, and rightfully so. In the U.S., Consumer Price Index (CPI) readings haven’t been this high in 40 years. You see, the purchasing power of the dollar weakens when gas prices at the pumps rise and food prices at the grocery store go up. If it gets out of hand, inflation has the potential to destroy an economy. That’s why the Federal Reserve Bank has a dual mandate to manage inflation and price stability along with full employment. When the…

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