Want to know the true price of a hospital procedure?

Jan 4, 2019
A new system can help you find out.
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Tight jobs lead to higher rents, which lead to core inflation increase

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Dec 13, 2018
The Consumer Price Index, if you take out food and energy, showed prices rising slightly. It climbed 0.2 percent, so year-over-year prices have climbed 2.2 percent. One of the reasons for the price hikes in November was rent. And you might not be happy to hear it, but it could well be another sign of […]

As prices on consumer goods rise, what are you willing to pay?

Oct 31, 2018
Price hikes by big brands haven't yet shown up in inflation numbers, but some of you are noticing them.
Procter & Gamble is increasing the price of Pampers by about 4 percent.
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As prices on consumer goods rise, what are you willing to pay?

Oct 31, 2018
Price hikes by big brands haven't yet shown up in inflation numbers, but some of you are noticing them.
Procter & Gamble is increasing the price of Pampers by about 4 percent.
Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Prices may be headed up at Walmart and beyond

Aug 16, 2018
Retail giant Walmart is faced with the rising cost of raw materials, labor, trucking and the possibility of a trade war. All of that means consumers may soon see price hikes. If Walmart takes the leap, other retailers are likely to follow. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 
A Wal-Mart store in Mexico City, Mexico. 
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U.S. retailers fret over possible tariffs on products from China

Apr 5, 2018
As the tariff fight between China and the United States escalates, retailers are worried. They say U.S. tariffs on Chinese products could result in higher prices and have some other unintended consequences. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

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Whole Foods may no longer be called "Whole Paycheck"

Aug 25, 2017
Amazon is planning to slash the prices of some items at Whole Foods, like bananas and salmon, starting Monday.
A view of a Whole Foods Market in Brooklyn, New York. 
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Will you be paying more for sugar this year?

Jun 9, 2017
With price of sugar going up, more candy could be produced outside of the U.S.
Is your baking about to get more expensive due to the new sugar deal?
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