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You may see $3 a gallon for gas in your lifetime

Sep 16, 2014
The global glut of oil is pushing gasoline prices down.
Posted In: gas prices, fracking, gasoline

Your Wallet: Is home-buying rebounding?

Sep 15, 2014
Home sales are picking back up. Are you looking to buy?
Posted In: Housing, real estate

Vinyl record sales have jumped to 6 million

Sep 15, 2014
Vinyl sales are experiencing a boom among a younger audience.
Posted In: vinyl records, buying music, music industry, Chicago

On pins and needles for the next words from the Fed

Sep 15, 2014
Fed watchers are obsessed with two words right now: “considerable time.”
Posted In: stock, interest rates, The Federal Reserve

What if the Fed just gave households money to help

Sep 12, 2014
It's like cash from a helicopter, but some don't think it'll work.
Posted In: Fed, quantitative easing

Weekly Wrap: Hubub at Apple

Sep 12, 2014
Kai talked with Felix Salmon and Leigh Gallagher about the week that was.

We're paying more for butter and milk. Way more.

Sep 12, 2014
U.S. milk and butter prices have risen to record levels this year.
Posted In: Food, commodities, dairy, food prices

The price of smoked salmon hasn't swum upstream

Sep 12, 2014
Not everything has gotten more expensive over time. Case in point: smoked salmon.
Posted In: food inflation, inflation

Let's inflate like it's 1989

Sep 12, 2014
A primer from the name on the front of your macroeconomics textbook from college.
Allentown

Allentown bets big to shed its former image

Sep 11, 2014
Pennsylvania's third largest city has been dying for decades. Can it build itself back to life?
Posted In: Pennsylvania, Allentown, urban planning, development

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