Yesterday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest Consumer Price Index figures, which show us how much cheaper -- or more expensive -- typical purchases have become. For the first time in 50 years, the index has declined over a 12-month period. While economists generally see such drops as bad news for the nation's economy, it's also partly good news for those of us who are trying to buy food, clothes, or cars.
Some items have fallen more than others, so if you want to take advantage of the deflation, you have to know where to look. Here are some of the top items that have dropped in price: