U.S. Inflation – Graphic of the Day
Core CPI (which excludes food and energy) rose .2% in May. Since the onset of the recession, education, medical care and food/beverage costs have risen faster than core CPI. The price of housing and durable goods, however, have lagged core CPI. Today’s graphic breaks out the Core CPI and its components while tracking their increase since 2008.
For a bonus graphic, check out the global inflation rates.
For more graphics like these, check out the Reuters Financial Infographics page.