Ice cream is more important than bacon says the Wall Street Journal — at least when it comes to calculating inflation! A surprising trend is showing up in the consumer-price index. Many prices have headed downward again--the opposite of what the Fed expected--all except Canadian timber, which is reaching 12 year highs in anticipation of a potential Trump tariff on Canadian imports. U. S. timber lobbyists would love to see the tariff. Steve reviews how you can win with deflation or inflation in your own portfolio, with less risk and fewer fees..