Cost of Living April 14, 2004 Dear Investor: In the long run we are all dead, said John Maynard Keynes in that most accurate of all economic predictions. But on the way there, most of us have to deal with time’s greatest financial risk: inflation. Like hypertension, inflation is a silent killer: the damage is often slow and hard to measure. In times of relatively low inflation, people focus on anything but. By the time it arrives, it’s often...