Nov 14, 2013 Venezuela has a terrible inflation problem, and the government's dramatic steps to fix them problem aren't likely to make a real impact.
Oct 29, 2013 There are perils for too-low inflation for too long, because inflation can help wages and companies grow.
Oct 25, 2013 Prices are up in Japan -- and that's a good thing.
Sep 18, 2013 The Federal Reserve has printed and pumped trillions of dollars into the banking system to keep long-term interest rates low. Why hasn't the flood caused prices to rise?
Sep 16, 2013 Inflation hawks hold significant sway at the Federal Reserve. But critics say they should tolerate -- and even target -- more inflation to boost economic growth.
Sep 4, 2013 The discount retail chain reported better than expected profits today and its stock is up almost five percent at the moment.
Aug 16, 2013 A run on India's currency presages trouble in other emerging markets.
Jul 2, 2013 Chrysler and Ford are reporting strong sales numbers, particularly truck sales, for June. Though manufacturing data across several other industries is down.
Jun 14, 2013 Before we answer the question of whether we can afford the consumer economy, we have to know how much we're spending.
Jun 10, 2013 A Saturday shopping trip started out fairly innocently... and ended with some big questions about our consumer economy and whether it is sustainable long-term.