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The CPI Reaction

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The big event before us is, of course, the CPI tomorrow, one hour before the opening bell. Back in late 2022 and most of 2023, each CPI was reliably a kick-off point for Yet Another Huge Rally. The most vicious one of all, naturally, was October 13, 2022, a date I will never, ever forget! Each of these red vertical lines marks the day of the CPI report, thanks to SlopeCharts‘ spiffy Event Marker feature.