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MarketWatch: Inflation in ‘process of peaking,’ but still poses threat to investor portfolio

Christine Idzelis | November 17 , 2021

Investors are watching closely for any signs that the surge in the cost of living during the pandemic may be starting to ebb, with Wells Fargo Investment Institute among financial firms pointing to possible relief ahead.

Frost Investment Advisors also pointed to declining shipping costs in a recent report. “We’re seeing some early signs that the trade bottlenecks may be easing a bit,” Frost said in its note on market news and views for the week of Nov. 8. “While the number of ships anchored off California waiting to unload is still very high, freight rates appear to be moderating, both for containers and for trucking.” While rates remain “quite high,” Frost said, “any improvement is welcome.”

Excerpted from MarketWatch on November 17, 2021. To read full article, click here.

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