Inflation Analysis: Why Spaghetti With Chicken Livers Is A Bargain In 2017


  • A Charlotte restaurant offers a unique look at inflation over 54 years.
  • Think gas prices were cheap in 1963? They still are.
  • The stock market has been the best hedge against inflation since 1963. Is that a positive thing? Or an omen?

Anyone who drove a car before the 1973 gas crisis fondly remembers gasoline at 25 cents a gallon. That’s what it was selling for back in 1963. Those were the days! But in reality, gas prices are almost as cheap today as they were in 1963.

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About Tipswatch

Author of blog, David Enna is a long-time journalist based in Charlotte, N.C. A past winner of two Society of American Business Editors and Writers awards, he has written on real estate and home finance, and was a founding editor of The Charlotte Observer's website.
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