Low inflation is a sign that the recovery may be losing steam.
The modest increase in Producer Price Index numbers could be good inflation, considering.
Last week the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report confirming a rising cost of living in the United States as the consumer price index rose 0.2 percent. Although it was a small hike, it affected the prices of food, gas and rent. We called up some Marketplace listeners to get their thoughts about how […]
...they tell us what they notice — and what they're willing to pay for.
Last year, the Trump administration imposed new tariffs on roughly $280 billion worth of U.S. imports — everything from solar panels and washing machines, steel and aluminum, and about half of what we import from China. In response, Ford, Coca-Cola, Walmart and other large companies have warned about the impact of tariffs on their bottom […]
You and somebody across town might be paying the same fee, but getting very different service.
Everything you ever wanted to know about inflation.
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index hit a record high in August, and prices show no sign of moderating soon.