Mar 16, 2012 The four-tenths percent rise in consumer prices was largely due to gasoline prices. But inflation remains tame. That's something the Federal Reserve works hard to preserve because of bad memories from another time.
Mar 16, 2012 The Consumer Price Index is out this morning. With higher consumer prices comes rising inflation, but how big of a threat is that to the average American's way of life?
Mar 1, 2012 With gas prices rising at an unusual time of year, many are blaming speculators. Others believe refiners are worried about tensions with Iran, and are using a hedging strategy.
Feb 29, 2012 The Department of Commerce revised its gross domestic product report for the last quarter of 2011, revealing more evidence that the U.S. economy could be entering a new phase of recovery.
May 1, 2012 Behavioral economist Sendhil Mullainathan puts into perspective why we shouldn't be too angry over rising gas prices.
Mar 12, 2012 Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell says government needs to push sound saving, rather than sound borrowing.
Feb 17, 2012 Commentator Zo Webster has been a saver all her life - but recently she's begun to change her tune.
Feb 17, 2012 New York hosted the Westminster Dog Show this week. Tess talked with dog owners to find out just how much it costs to put your pooch on parade at the most prestigious award show in America.
Feb 10, 2012 Meg Favreau of WiseBread.com says that you don't need to break the bank this Valentine's Day. She shares some tips on what do come February 14th.
Feb 10, 2012 Ever wondered why a few scraps of cloth end up costing $5,000 on the catwalk? Or how designers manage to sell a $5,000 dress for just a few hundred bucks in stores like Target? Tess Vigeland pulls back the curtain on the fashion biz.