The CPI data came in higher than expected again in May. Looking at the trend, this should cast some serious doubt on the notion that inflation is "transitory."
Price data has come out hotter than expected every month this year. But the market reaction appears to be the exact opposite. The worse than expected CPI report seems to have reinforced the "inflation is transitory" narrative. As Peter Schiff explained in his podcast, everybody is buying into a lie the Fed is spoon-feeding us.
People seem to be even more confident now that inflation is transitory than they were before we got all this really bad data."