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




Rise and Be Counted

Willow Duttge 
Portfolio, October 2007

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