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The chart-topping Trimark fund has a heavy weighting toward the information and technology sector.
The chart-topping Trimark fund has a heavy weighting toward the information and technology sector.
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How to invest if inflation really is speeding up

The U.S. consumer price index was reported weaker than expected Wednesday, yet a sizable contingent of investors believe that this official inflation measure drastically understates the extent of rising prices. A closer look at industry sector performance suggests the conspiracy theorists might have a point.