Money For the Rest of Us
Money For the Rest of Us
J. David Stein
Investments to Fight Financial Repression
20 minutes Posted Aug 12, 2020 at 9:00 am.
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What are some investments that can generate a cash yield greater than inflation in an era when central bank policies keep government bond yields lower than the inflation rate.

Topics covered include:

  • How low are interest rates around the world
  • What have inflation rates been and what causes inflation and deflation
  • What is financial repression
  • Why are central banks keeping short-term interest rates so low
  • What determines interest rates
  • How I-bonds work
  • Why active bond mutual funds can be helpful
  • The pros and cons of preferred stock
  • How to harvest the volatility risk premium
  • How dividend-paying stocks can help fight financial repression


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