The economy’s weird right now. Here’s what that looks like in Colorado

August 8, 2022
A woman stands in front of her shopping cart outside a King Soopers market in Colorado Springs.A woman stands in front of her shopping cart outside a King Soopers market in Colorado Springs.Eli Jaynes/KRCC
Winifred Mitchell stands in front of her shopping cart outside a King Soopers market in Colorado Springs. Mitchell said she hasn't changed her spending habits but noticed prices were higher than she was used to.

The economy’s in a strange place: Prices are soaring, but employment is at a record high. Some of the effects are obvious, others less visible. Economists Nick Sly and Bethany Greene are from the Federal Reserve, based in Denver.