There Is No Inflation...

Tyler Durden's picture

... for those who are lucky enough not to drive a gas consuming vehicle. Alas, with well over 254 million registered passenger vehicles in the US as of 2007, that's probably not that many. As for CNBC's claim that food inflation is somehow "taking care of itself" due to demand destruction, they may well be all too right: a few more revolutions, and resulting "disappearances" of protesters, and there will be far less organic demand for such a headline CPI nuisance as food.

The AAA gas index: