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Big-Data Infusion for US Inflation Gauge Starts With Apparel

The U.S. consumer price index, which traces its origins back more than a century, gets an infusion of big data this week to bring the Labor Department closer to what it sees as the future for economic indicators. After two years of study, more than 1,000 price quotations gathered from staff surveys of an unidentified…

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