Oct 20, 2014 The bottom 40 percent of Americans make less now than they did 25 years ago.
Oct 17, 2014 A look at the Consumer Expenditure Surveys from 1989 and 2013.
Sep 17, 2014 Today's CPI numbers came in low despite Yellen's hint that interest rates could be on the upswing.
Jul 22, 2014 The latest inflation numbers show prices are not too hot and not too cold.
Apr 16, 2014 Consumer prices increased more than expected. So what’s becoming more expensive, and why?
Dec 19, 2013 Uber upset riders with a spike in service costs during a high-demand weekend.
Apr 10, 2013 Obama's proposal to recalculate the rate of inflation hurts seniors who spend more on health care than the rest of us.
Dec 14, 2012 Turns out consumers got an early gift for the holidays last month. The Labor Department reported this morning that its Consumer Price Index dropped 0.3 percent in November. So, inflation is well under control. That’s good news for the Federal Reserve.
Dec 13, 2012 To avoid the fiscal cliff, some want to change the Consumer Price Index to reflect lower real inflation. That would cut Social Security payments.