“The prices of oil, transportation, food ingredients and other raw materials have fallen in recent months as the shocks stemming from the pandemic and the war in Ukraine have faded.” So that means that consumer prices are finally dropping as well, right? Well, not exactly. It turns out that corporations are enjoying the larger margins and consumers are still buying even at higher prices. NYT (Gift Article): Companies Push Prices Higher, Protecting Profits but Adding to Inflation. (The people who could barely afford groceries before are the ones really getting hurt by this trend. They know the feeling.)