NY Times: Checking Your Bill for a New Charge Called ‘Oops’



EVERY few years, economists identify another mutant variation of inflation to keep them awake at night. In the 1980’s, it was stagflation. Three years ago, it was deflation. And now, meet the economic specter of the new millennium: stealth inflation.
That’s when phone companies and just about anybody else who sends you a bill manages to extract more money from you without actually raising their rates. (full story)

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