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On today’s Intelligent Money Minute, we’ll interview Ed Peters on whether our current economic environment is transitory inflation. Many economists believe the current inflation in our country is transitory. The common misconception according to Ed Peters is the misdiagnosis of the current inflationary environment. During this episode, Ed explains that there’s a good chance that we never get back to the pre-covid inflation number. In summary, Ed believes a monetary inflation environment may occur as a result of the current inflationary environment.
We’ll talk to Ed more about his thoughts on whether a monetary inflation environment may occur down the road and ways to consider hedging against such an environment. Be sure to subscribe to our podcasts so you can stay informed.
Ed Peters Bio
Ed Peters is First Quadrant’s Managing Partner. In this role, Ed establishes the firm’s strategic direction, develops firm-wide initiatives, and chairs the Executive Leadership Team and the Management Operating Committee. Ed also contributes to First Quadrant’s research efforts, with a particular emphasis on market states, and manages the firm’s long-only multi-asset strategy. Prior to joining First Quadrant in 2008, Ed worked at PanAgora Asset Management, at various times serving as equity portfolio manager, Director of Tactical Asset Allocation, CIO of Macro Investments, and CIO. Other past work experience includes Interactive Data Corporation and Mutual Benefit Life. Ed holds an MBA from Rutgers University. He has published articles in multiple investment journals, as well as three books.