Week InReview: December 30, 2022

Sticker shock.

Illustration: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Baking supplies and haircuts cost a lot more this year, while televisions and game tickets cost less.


Eggs, margarine, flour, and baking mixes each ranked in the top dozen products that rose in price the most in the past year, among those the Labor Department measures. Also recording price gains: airfares, gasoline and haircuts.


Meanwhile, televisions and tickets to sporting events were among the few items that got less expensive from late 2021.


— The Wall Street Journal

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