Scott Horsley - NPR


Inflation is still high. Used car prices could help explain what happens next.

The prices dealers pay for used cars at massive auctions across the country finally dipped in June after hitting record highs in each of the four previous months, according to the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index.

What the rise and fall of lumber prices tell us about the pandemic economy

Over the past two months, lumber prices have been dropping fast, giving weight to the central bank's argument that pandemic price spikes for many products are likely to be temporary.