Three indicators about the latest inflation numbers, from sticky prices to bonds : The Indicator from Planet Money The economy cooled off a bit, but inflation is still really, really high. But, not all goods and services respond the same to a high inflation environment. Today on the show, we're talking about sticky prices, bonds, and that old chestnut, transitory inflation.

Three inflation indicators

Three inflation indicators

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 15: Prices are advertised outside of a grocery store along a busy shopping street in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn on June 15, 2022 in New York City. (Photo By Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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According to the latest CPI (Consumer Price Index) numbers, inflation is still high at 8.5% from a year earlier. But that doesn't mean the prices of all goods and services are shooting up at the same rate.

Today on the show, we're talking about the lagging indicators in the economy. That is, prices of goods that have a hard time getting... unstuck. That, and two other inflation indicators.

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