15 Jul 2022
US Consumer Price Index (CPI)
- Posted by Dejan Pekic BCom DipFP CFP GAICD, Senior Financial Planner
Annual CPI in the United States rose to 9.1% in June 2022 from last year.
The biggest drivers have been energy and services (see chart above).
Will inflation run away?
Yes it has in the short term but unlikey over the next decaded because of technological innovation.
The supply of goods will increase as the War in Ukraine and the COVID-19 virus are brought under control while robotics/artificial intelligence are combining to eliminate humans from the work force.
Fewer people working means less wages and it is the absence of wage pressure that will subdue inflation over the next decade.
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