Prices are surging. Here's what is getting more expensive

Also sending prices higher: The ongoing pandemic has complicated supply chains, limiting supply, even as demand for goods soars.Overall, consumer prices rose 5% last month over the previous May — the biggest jump since the summer of 2008 and more than the predicted 4.7% increase.Here’s what you need to know about how prices are changing.Household furnishings Thinking of buying a new couch? Maybe some new bedding? Be prepared to pay more than usual. The household furnishings and operations prices, which includes categories such as domestic services and furniture and bedding, increased 1.3% last month. From the outset, the change doesn’t seem like much, but it marks the largest monthly

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