CPI Info-porn

Yesterday, we noted how the CPI has diverged from reality (CPI Inflation Data is a "Lie"). 

Today, I wanted to direct your attention to this great piece of info-porn on CPI, via Portfolio’s  Willow Duttge. Methinks she goes too easy on BLS, but then again, I say that about just about everyone but John Williams.

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graphic courtesy of Portfolio.com

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Rise and Be Counted

Willow Duttge 
Portfolio, October 2007
http://www.portfolio.com/news-markets/national-news/portfolio/2007/09/17/Consumer-Price-Index

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