Chart of the Day: Inflation Continues To Be Modest

I know we’ve got bigger things to think about right now, but how about an old-school post that does nothing except tell you what the latest inflation reading is? For the record, the BLS says that prices rose 1.8 percent in October compared to October of 2018:

So there you have it: inflation continues to be modest, just as it has been all year. No news is good news.

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