Consumer prices rise the most in 10 months

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.

How higher prices hit American consumers

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.

Consumer Price Index bumps up, gas prices to blame

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.

The money illusion

Mar 16, 2012
Professor Stephen J. Rose says it's not about how much things cost, but how much they cost relatively.
Professor Stephen Rose says we shouldn't be focusing on the price of things as much as the prices relative to how much we make.
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