There are fewer roadblocks for manufacturers recently, but economists say increased domestic production won't necessarily lead to lower prices in the U.S.
Inflation is high but decelerating. So when will it decelerate to something normal?
The Fed's preferred means of measuring inflation jumped 0.6% in October.
The CPI isn’t perfect, but experts say that no one index is.
The consumer price index rose 5.4% year over year, as consumers' inflation expectations hit a series high of 5.3%, the New York Fed said.
There is a usually a limit on how much consumers will pay for a given product. But figuring out what that limit is not easy.
If people think prices will rise, they will modify their behavior. That could, in turn, lead to price hikes.
A Federal Reserve survey found consumers are expecting inflation to hit 4% next year.
There was a 0.6% increase in prices over April and 5% over the past year, the biggest 12-month inflation spike since 2008.
Higher costs for labor and supplies are increasing price tags.