The same can't be said for the energy and most precious metals as Bernanke gives the complex the green light. The Fed wants to reflate and if that's what they want, traders will accommodate them. You want to pay more for energy don't you? Thankfully it's not in the phony CPI because authorities want you to pretend you neither use heating oil, gasoline or even food for that matter. They've reconfigured the CPI more times than congress votes on a new debt ceiling. And, they do this to deceive but also to lower entitlement spending. Imagine all those government workers on COLAs and Social Security recipients who just stare at their heating and electric bills in disbelief. What's a nice T-bone cost nowadays anyway? It's the dropping price of tech toys and quality improvements they focus on that matters now.