Can Bank Stocks Hedge Against Inflation?

Matthew Frankel, CFP, The Motley Fool
·3-min read

Banks make a substantial portion of their money from interest, so it might seem like an inflationary environment (which is usually accompanied by rising rates) could be a good thing for them. In this Fool Live video clip, recorded on April 12, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP, and Industry Focus host Jason Moser discuss why banks can help hedge your portfolio against inflation -- but only to a point. Matt Frankel: Bill says, do you consider financials to be inflation hedges?