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With cholera cases declining and 1.8 million Americans being vaccinated every day, many Americans will return to their old joys of football this evening, weekend, trip, and afternoon football.
They also experience something new and less exciting: rising prices.
Overall, US prices fell by 3.1% in April compared to February 2020, a month before the pandemic closed.
And prices are expected to continue to rise over the summer, as prices combine with other factors, disrupting supplies and labor and increasing consumer demand.
But what about inflation, especially at the beginning of summer?
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The data mostly included entertainment expenses, which, among other items, included 4.3% of the total consumer price index, excluding housing costs and visits to doctors.
When many Americans go abroad to do and buy things that have not been around for a long time, the price changes are the same and the same. Here is a sample
Going to Market: Memorial Day sales are a permanent feature of the three-day winter opening week deals on large ticket items such as washing machines and mattresses. However, with demand, parts, and small products, prices for the strong have increased by 7.5% since February 2020.
Weekend: Despite the recent sharp increase, including a 10% increase from March to April, airlines are still below 18% of pre-epidemic levels, which means what air tickets could have done today about 15 years ago. Lodge has increased significantly in recent months, but index hotels, motels and airports, among others, are still below 5% below the pre-epidemic. Car rental is another matter: the index car and truck rental prices have increased by 45%.
Dinner, Beer: Overall, the price increase is in line with the average of all goods and services since the outbreak, with a full service and meal rate up to 3% as of February 2020. Drinks outdoors.
Backyard Cooking: Throwing food for friends or family? Groundwater prices have risen by 7%. hotdogs increased by 11%. Vegetables have increased by only 2% since February 2020, and the price of fresh or frozen cakes has decreased by 1%.
Movies, theme parks, and ball games generally cost only 2% of the admission fee to a movie, theater, amusement park or concert. It is not clear how the balance of supply and demand will change that when some theaters are permanently closed and other large venues open or begin to attract more people. Meanwhile, by April, the price index for entry into sports events had dropped by 1% from the pre-epidemic level.
Shortening and tattooing: The price index for haircuts and other personal services such as hand and pedicure is about 6% before the outbreak. Tattoos have reportedly been booked, but the Bureau of Labor Statistics does not monitor the value of body art.