The Clash: Will Inflation Stay or Will It Go?

David Lundgren, CFA, July 13, 2021

There has been a lot of talk about inflation, as recent inflation rates have risen to a level not seen in years. With the economy emerging from pandemic lockdowns, prices have spiked as supplies have struggled to keep up with pent-up demand. Is this merely a temporary aberration or are prices going to remain persistently high?

 

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Gilbert Braunig and Nathan Grant of the Hancock Whitney Asset Management team discuss inflation and provide perspective in our newest complimentary whitepaper, which we invite you to download. Our experts frame the situation in a historical context, discuss some of the apparent causes (including the effect of monetary and fiscal policy), and review the risks and policy implications.