The core measure strips out food and energy prices, two of the biggest contributors to inflation today.
Home furnishing sales went up 7.2% month over month in January, but why are people buying so much furniture?
The rising cost of food is hitting restaurants — and they can only raise prices so much before customers balk.
For many Americans, rents are rising much faster than official numbers suggest.
The program will help state and tribal governments purchase locally produced food for nutritional assistance programs like food banks and school cafeterias.
Beset by economic instability since 9/11 and the Great Recession, many millennials feel pressured and anxious about their prospects.
While prices are rising for consumers, that's not discouraging them from making purchases.
Wages are up and unemployment is down. So why has consumer sentiment plunged to levels not seen in a decade?
If people think prices will rise, they will modify their behavior. That could, in turn, lead to price hikes.
The consumer price index doesn't reflect the hot housing market, and some say that's a problem.