How to Protect Your Portfolio Against Inflation
The largest increase in wholesale inflation in 26 years has left many investors wondering how to protect their portfolios. CNBC asked the market pros what they would do.
Feeding Your Portfolio
"We're putting money into food stocks, which are necessities, not discretionary items. The consumers are going to...buy their cereals, they're going to buy whatever they need for their home and their children."
Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane and Associates Portfolio Manager
Sethi recommends: Campbell Soup, General Mills and Kraft Foods
Navigate stagflation -- with CNBC's experts:
Four-Star Materials Plays
“What we at Schwab want to focus on is surprise anticipation, what may not be factored into the price and what may come ahead.”
Vivienne Hsu, Schwab Dividend Equity Fund
Hsu recommends: AK Steel and Celanese
“I think that you want to be focused on companies that have a model that’s looking to preserve free cash flow, manage their business very conservatively, capitalize on a recovery when it happens and see improving returns.”
Liz Dunn, of Thomas Weisel Partners Retail Analyst
Dunn recommends: Macy’s