With inflation near 40-year highs, one fund manager reveals his top stocks to beat soaring prices

Real returns are being eroded as inflation soars – but fund manager Brian Arcese has a number of stock picks he thinks are effective inflation hedges. US inflation rose again in April, with the consumer price index increasing 8.3% from a year ago – higher than expected, but a slight ease from March’s peak. Meanwhile, … Read more

Buy this ETF for exposure to the booming electric vehicle market, NDR Research says

For investors looking to capitalize on the jump in electric vehicle ownership, one exchange-traded fund that tracks lithium and battery companies fits the bill, according to Ned Davis Research. The firm favors the Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF, which offers broad exposure to companies involved in the mining and processing of lithium, as … Read more

Lithium’s vital role in the energy transition sends prices to record highs. How to play it

The all-electric future, where homes, cars and buildings run on clean energy depends on a host of raw materials, but perhaps one more than the rest: lithium. Prices for the key metal have shot up over the last year as projections suggest demand is going to vastly outstrip supply. On one side there’s automakers promising … Read more

Uber, Brinker, Generac and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Uber (UBER) – Uber fell 1% in premarket trading after it reported a quarterly loss and revenue that beat estimates. Uber saw ride volumes increase during the quarter while food deliveries also continued to grow. Brinker International (EAT) – The parent of Chile’s and other restaurant … Read more

These metals are key to future tech and the energy transition. Here’s how to invest in them

Mineral inputs need to rise sixfold in the next two decades to fuel the move to green energy. This is what investors need to know.