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All of your ideas are greatly appreciated. I was asked if it is possible for a retiree to hedge inflation risk greater than CPI-U. My guess was that it is not because the U.S. Treasury absorbs CPI-U inflation risk but I'm unaware of a counter-party that would hedge more risk. CPI-E is experimental and runs about 50 basis point higher than CPI-U I believe, ...


Take a job in the industry you feel will experience the inflation in excess of CPI-U?


No individual instrument - but if you look at the differences between said households basket and the aggregate CPI-H basket and identify the difference you can potentially look to hedge price increases by use of other retail instruments e.g.; natural gas futures, agriculture commodities/etfs, retailers etc.

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