Grande Caramel Macchiato = $4.55

Its inflation Friday! I was reminded of that on my way back from lunch with Gaff — I popped into Starbucks (SBUX) for some high powered caffeine goodness, and wow!

Its now reached the point where a cup of Starbucks is ~$5!

At this point, I do not know anyone left who is still out there denying the existence of inflation . . .

Category: Inflation

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NYT Quote: Two Days in a Row

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Category: Inflation

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Online Ad Spend: $42 Billion by 2011

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Quote of the Day: Bill Miller on Risk

Category: Investing, Psychology

Good Retail Sales — or Bad?

Category: Consumer Spending, Data Analysis, Inflation, Retail

Breakout? Top? Wait & See?

Category: Markets, Psychology, Technical Analysis