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Inflation returns to 13-year high, stocks overdue for 'fairly significant drawdown' - Ted Oakley

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Headline CPI inflation is now back at 5.4%, up from 5.3% in August, according to data released Wednesday.

Ted Oakley, founder and partner of Oxbow Advisors, told David Lin, anchor for Kitco News, that a diversity of hard assets is required to properly hedge against higher consumer prices.

“We think you have to have a mix of agriculture, food, energy, anything that is tied to making hard things. Real estate is a good hedge too. Unfortunately, it’s starting off with a really high level, so you can’t price it from a cash flow standpoint,” he said.

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