# Inflation numbers
Inflation is Spiking, So Investors Are Seeking Ways to Survive
Inflation has now spiked for the second month in a row. On Dec. 10, the Bureau of Labor reported that the Consumer Price Index was 6.8% for the past year. This is up from 6.2% for the last 12 months (LTM) that was reported on Nov 10, as I wrote about in my previous article.