Inflation can mean very different things depending on what monetary system and part of the business cycle an economy is currently in.
|Asset||Credit Expansion||Currency Expansion||Cost Of Living|
|Gold||✕||Poor as credit expands during economic growth||✓||✓|
|Stocks||✓||✓||✕||Company margins squeezed|
Lower disposable income for investments
|Realestate||✓||Excellent||✕||Limited, as people have less to spend on housing|