Inflation Watch:

C.D.V. sent us a link to an interesting “heat” chart: Feeling the Heat: Global Inflation

Britons face soaring food prices as supermarkets boost margins and blame inflation, analysts warn.

File Under “Humor Department”: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday the U.S. central bank is ready to respond as necessary to a surge in global commodity prices caused in part by unrest in the Middle East, though he said inflation expectations remain low.