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Why No One TP's Houses Anymore!

Consider the effects of inflation, using these prices from both 1968 and 1994:

  • Loaf of Bread: 1968 ($0.39) vs. 1994 ($1.25)
  • 1# of Hamburger: 1968 ($0.45) vs. 1994 ($1.97)
  • 10# Bag of Sugar: 1968 ($0.98) vs. 1994 ($3.09)
  • Box of Cheerios: 1968 ($0.24) vs. 1994 ($4.19)
  • Refrigerator: 1968 ($129.95) vs. 1994 ($1599.00)
  • 1/2 Gallon of Milk: 1968 ($0.45) vs. 1994 ($1.50)
  • McDonald's Hamburger: 1968 ($0.15) vs. 1994 ($1.79)
  • Front End Alignment: 1968 ($8.95) vs. 1994 ($69.95)
  • 1963 Corvette: 1968 ($1895.00) vs. 1994 ($27,000.00)
  • Man's Haircut: 1968 ($1.50) vs. 1994 ($7.50 - $30.00)
  • First Class Postage: 1968 ($0.06) vs. 1994 ($0.29)
  • Hertz Rental Car (1-day): 1968 ($6.00) vs. 1994 ($75.00)
  • 3-Bedroom Home: 1968 ($24,700.00) vs. 1994 ($83,447.00)
  • Average Income: 1968 ($8,633.00) vs. 1994 ($33,697.00)
Question: Based on this data (and using linear or exponential fits), what item seems to be the best predictor for current prices today?