The Phillips Curve and jobs numbers, explained

Oct 3, 2014
The jobs numbers are making a mockery of some economic models.
Posted In: phillips curve, inflation, living wage, whiteboard

Thank the Japanese Prime Minister for that new car deal

Sep 23, 2014
A story of inflation and car prices.
Posted In: inflation, cars

Once upon a time, inflation really was high

Sep 18, 2014
Warnings about letting inflation loose stem from the 1970s and '80s.
Posted In: inflation, Federal Reserve

The price of smoked salmon hasn't swum upstream

Sep 12, 2014
Not everything has gotten more expensive over time. Case in point: smoked salmon.
Posted In: food inflation, inflation

The Marketplace Inflation Calculator

Sep 1, 2014
We misremember the past, and inflation is part of the reason.
Posted In: inflation

More jobs, but wages stay flat

Aug 1, 2014
More Americans are working, but average wages aren't keeping up with inflation.
Posted In: Jobs, low wages, inflation, economic recovery
Gas Prices

Inflation: A 'sweet spot' for consumer prices

Jul 22, 2014
The latest inflation numbers show prices are not too hot and not too cold.
Posted In: inflation, consumer prices, Economy

The Wrap: Keep chuggin' along

May 16, 2014
Bonds, inflation, housing: we review this week in the economy
Posted In: Housing, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, bonds, inflation, Timothy Geithner

PODCAST: The inflation-interest paradox

May 15, 2014
Fast food workers across more than 30 countries protest for better wages. And small-scale entrepreneurs are taking aim at that urban ritual of waiting for the bus.
Posted In: inflation, fast food, entrepreneurs

We're paying more to pay taxes

Apr 15, 2014
Inflation in the tax preparation and accounting fees category is up 5.1 percent
Posted In: Taxes, inflation