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 16, 2012 Consumer Prices are one place where the economy comes down to earth and hits us square in the wallet -- and that's what happened in February according to the Consumer Price Index.
Mar 16, 2012 Consumer prices rose by the most in 10 months in February, and rising gas prices were to blame for most of that change.
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.
Jan 30, 2012 The news that Americans are saving more is a mixed blessing, and could also increase our risk of deflation.
Dec 30, 2011 Low interest rates and low inflation will help play into policy decisions, such as the future of the Federal Reserve.
Dec 27, 2011 A rare treat for listeners! Tess discusses the ins and outs of 2011 with all four of our regulars, Chris Farrell, Kathy Kristof, David Lazarus and Liz Weston.
Dec 30, 2011 Tess talks with David Lazarus, Kathy Kristof, Liz Weston and Chris Farrell about what we might be able to expect in 2012.
Dec 19, 2011 With inflation soaring, the last few years have been particularly difficult for the North Korean people, and that isn't likely to change right away
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 16, 2011 The Core Consumer Price Index tracks all kinds of spending except on food and gas, even though those prices help indicate consumers' choices and attitudes.