Christmas Inflation Rising

Investor’s Corner with Jack Brown

While the government's calculation of inflation, captured in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), currently stands at a modest +1%, Christmas inflation seems to be quite higher.

PNC has been following the costs of the items in the 12-days of Christmas song. 2010 has proven to be a rather expensive year (+9%).

See entertaining explanation here.

Jack Brown, CFA

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