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Wages keep going up. Will prices do the same?

Jun 18, 2021
It seems both are rising at a rate that will keep inflation in check ... for now.
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Mohamed El-Erian on inflation and the recovery

Jun 7, 2021
The renowned investor and policy adviser is skeptical of the Federal Reserve's insistence that the inflation we're seeing is "transitory."
Mohamed El-Erian in 2016. "I'm more and more worried because of what I'm seeing on the ground," says the famed investor, author and policy adviser.
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Raising prices helped this greens farmer stay afloat

May 11, 2021
Scott Snair raised his prices before the pandemic shut down travel. When things got tough, that decision helped him stay in business.
Scott Snair purchased his Hawaii produce business in late 2019, shortly before travel dropped off and his restaurant clients stopped buying.
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Want to know the true price of a hospital procedure?

Jan 4, 2019
A new system can help you find out.
A doctor holds a stethoscope on September 5, 2012.
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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

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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.