Interest rate hike looking unlikely — for now

Mar 16, 2016
Whether inflation is growing helps determine the Federal Reserve's decisions on raising interest rates.
The Federal Reserve is set to make an interest-rate announcement later Wednesday. 

Venezuela's inflation woes are growing

Feb 23, 2016
Marketplace's Scott Tong reporting from Venezuela
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There's no one magic number for the Fed

Dec 15, 2015
We're as sure as we can be that a rate hike is going to happen, but how big will it be?

David Price and the economics of baseball inflation

Dec 2, 2015
Baseball teams have more money than ever, and that money chases a few players.

Inflation is tame — unless you're a renter

Nov 17, 2015
Rents are up 3.7 percent nationwide, and by double digits in some urban markets.

Weekly Wrap: Jobs report, inflation and Janet Yellen

Nov 6, 2015
John Carney and Linette Lopez join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.

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Weekly Wrap: Interest rates, inflation and mergers

Oct 16, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and Felix Salmon join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.

A little bit of inflation is actually a good thing

Oct 15, 2015
If consumer prices go up, how will it affect you?

Receive Social Security? No increase for you next year

Oct 15, 2015
Cost of Living Adjustment is pegged to inflation, which, like old soda, is flat.

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