This chart is courtesy of ShadowStats.com
For those of you who are interested the inflation figures the above chart is an alternative view from John Williams Shadowstats.com:
The CPI chart on the home page reflects our estimate of inflation for today as if it were calculated the same way it was in 1990. The CPI on the Alternate Data Series tab here reflects the CPI as if it were calculated using the methodologies in place in 1980. In general terms, methodological shifts in government reporting have depressed reported inflation, moving the concept of the CPI away from being a measure of the cost of living needed to maintain a constant standard of living.
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You may have your own view on the inflation figures, if so please feel free to fire in your comments, I will add them to the site as quickly as I can.
Have a good one.
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