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    Shayne Heffernan: How to Develop an Inflation Hedge 2013

    QE1, QE2, QE3, the Bernanke “Twist” and probably QE4 are pumping out money at a rate never before seen in history. The Fed will not only generate US inflation but it will be exporting that inflation to the rest of the World, especially emerging markets. It is interesting to note that many investors holding large cash positions view their money as an asset, when, it is really more of a liability at this point in time. The fact is that cash, correctly deployed, can allow an investor to sidestep the worst stretches of a financial crisis, like the one that may be on the way in 2013-2015.