Tag: CPI

How To Lie With Inflation Statistics…

July 23, 2018 0 Comments
How To Lie With Inflation Statistics…

Inflation is probably one of the most difficult phenomena to understand. It’s such a difficult topic to understand, most people have difficulty defining it. At the very least, it can be defined as a broad increase in the average level of prices throughout the entire economy. Some people also define inflation as simply an increase […]

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Consumer Prices Falls To 6 Year Lows

January 16, 2015 0 Comments
Consumer Prices Falls To 6 Year Lows

Oh no, the world is actually coming to an end. Prices, compared to the levels they were a month ago, are actually falling. This has happened for the second straight month. Again, falling prices are usually synonymous with deflation and economist/market analyst are trying to avoid deflation like the plague. After all, why would consumers actually […]

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Prices Drop By Largest Amount Since 2008

December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Prices Drop By Largest Amount Since 2008

The biggest fear of any economist and the greatest gift for anyone struggling in this economy, prices fell by the largest amount since 2008. Well, in monthly terms, at least. And the component responsible for the largest drop in consumer prices? What else, other than gas prices… In the month of November, there was a […]

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