Is inflation rising as investors fear? 5 ways to keep track

Is inflation rising as investors fear? 5 ways to keep track

After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation — or the fear of it — is back.Tentative signs have emerged that prices could accelerate in coming months. Pay raises may be picking up a bit. Commodities such as oil and aluminum have grown more expensive. Cellphone plans are likely to appear costlier.The specter of high inflation has spooked many investors, who worry it would force up...