Inflation: The Details

In: Interactive Source: NYT Source: WSJ US Economy

18 Feb 2011

Sure, inflation in January was only 1.6%:

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but there’s a lot of variation in the products that make up the CPI (butter was up 19.6% y-y, for example), which this tool from the WSJ lets you explore:

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Want to know how the CPI weights all of these goods? Check out this oldie but goodie:

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1 Response to Inflation: The Details

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Russian Sphinx

February 20th, 2011 at 8:34 am

Last image is perfect, very good idea to show structure of CPI.

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