Inflation 101: Why too much or too little is a bad thing – Nucleus Wealth Empower


In this episode of Nucleus Wealth Empower, Nucleus Wealth’s Head of Operations Shelley George is joined by our Head of Investment Damien Klassen to discuss what inflation is, and why too much, or too little can be a negaitve for the economy.

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  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 1:35 What is inflation?
  • 6:27 Are inflation and deflation bad?
  • 10:45 What causes inflation?
  • 12:14 Why we haven’t seen inflation in recent years
  • 18:35 Is inflation back?
  • 24:38 Why inflation’s important to investors
  • 26:38 What we’re doing with our inflation view
  • 29:04 Hedging your investment bets
  • 30:53 The relationship between inflation in different countries


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Shelley George is Head of Operations at Nucleus Wealth.