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 17, 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.
Aug 16, 2013
A run on India's currency presages trouble in other emerging markets.
May 22, 2013
Your dollar bill isn't worth the paper it's printed on. Why? Because it's a fiat currency. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
May 20, 2013
As an investment and inflation hedge, gold still looks overvalued, at nearly 30 percent below its peak. But demand for gold is growing in India and China.
May 1, 2013
"A little bit of inflation is our friend, not our enemy," says Prof. David Blanchflower
May 1, 2013
In February, we declared inflation dead after years of easy monetary policy and negligible consumer price increases. As the Federal Reserve concludes yet another meeting to keep inflation six feet under, we ask if it's time to bring inflation back from the dead.
Apr 18, 2013
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics sends hundreds of workers out to stores to gather prices of about 80,000 goods and services. But there's a new computer program that combs through the Internet and grabs prices.