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Pee Pee Eye

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Yesterday morning’s report, the CPI, came in rather hot, and equities went up. This morning’s report, the PPI, came in stone cold, and……..equities went up. Magic, eh? In any case, you can see here the projected PPI (gold bar) versus the actual data (blue bar). So it seems all the inflation chatter might calm down, since the government data reflects it is perhaps transitory, in spite of all the evidence before you every time you shop.