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Price changes show inflation’s uneven reach

By Gwynn Guilford, Anthony DeBarros

26 Dec 2022 · 4 min read

Inflation has reached a four-decade high, but as WSJ explains, we have not all been impacted equally. Here is a detailed look at where prices have skyrocketed - and who ends up hurting the most.

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Baking a cake was a more expensive proposition in 2022.

The price of eggs, margarine and flour rose well more than overall costs in the past 12 months—a year when inflation reached the highest level since 1981. Also recording price gains: airfares, gasoline and haircuts. Meanwhile, televisions and tickets to the game were among the few items that got less expensive from late 2021.

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