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Saturday, August 14, 2010

Inflation Graph

by Calculated Risk on 8/14/2010 10:54:00 PM

Since I didn't post an inflation graph when CPI was released, here is one for a Saturday night:

Inflation Measures Click on graph for larger image in new window.

This graph shows three measure of inflation, Core CPI, Median CPI (from the Cleveland Fed), and 16% trimmed CPI (also from Cleveland Fed).

They all show that inflation has been falling, and that measured inflation is up less than 1% year-over-year. Core CPI, median CPI, and the 16% trimmed mean CPI were all up 0.1% in July.

Note: The Cleveland Fed has a discussion of a number of measures of inflation: Measuring Inflation