Reade Pickert

economics reporter at Bloomberg

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The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

Prices are up for used cars, furniture, bacon. Is this higher inflation temporary or permanent?

The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

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