Show an ad over header. AMP

I am the second

The wild ride of pandemic consumer prices

Data: U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics; Chart: Michelle McGhee/Axios

Consumer prices have been more volatile over the past year than at any point in decades — for good reason.

Why it matters: Congress has tasked the Federal Reserve with ensuring price stability when it comes to consumer prices overall. But the price of a broad basket of goods and services can be pretty steady even if the various components inside that basket are gyrating wildly.

Keep reading... Show less

Related Articles



Get Goodhumans in your inbox

Most Read

More Stories