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Wednesday’s CPI Report

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The latest everyone-has-to-stop-trading-until-the-event-happens is the CPI report on Wednesday morning, an hour before the opening bell. Anyone with a lick of sese knows these numbers are completely made up and are about 1/5th the actual rate of inflation, but everyone pretends they are real anyway. Here is the year-over-year CPI, with 3.4% being the predicted value (HA!!!!)