The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Investment Analysis Clubs / Value Hounds


Subject:  Re: Lies, damn lies and CPI Date:  3/25/2013  10:03 AM
Author:  captainccs Number:  14027 of 24376

How do you measure inflation? If last year a first class stamp cost 10 cents and it costs 15 cents now then you can say that postal rates had 50% inflation. Simple.

When I was a boy I thought that encyclopedias contained all the knowledge in the world. The Encyclopaedia Britannica consisted of 35 bi