Oct 20, 2014
The bottom 40 percent of Americans make less now than they did 25 years ago.
Oct 7, 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.
Apr 15, 2014
Consumer prices increased more than expected. So what’s becoming more expensive, and why?
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 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.
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.
Oct 19, 2011
Core inflation may be up only slightly, but the rising price of essentials like food and fuel is hurting the economy