inflation

While the interest rate environment in the United States is still expected to remain stable for most or all of 2020, there are still likely to be negative interest rates outside of the United States....
Jon C. Ogg
Ahead of election years, the cost and future of health care has become one of the top debates for better than two decades now. Most politicians say that they want to lower prescription drug costs....
Jon C. Ogg
Measuring the true rate of inflation might not be as easy as it seems. After a weak wholesale inflation reading for September, consumer inflation ticked up in September.
Jon C. Ogg
The Federal Reserve has been trying to get inflation closer to its 2% mandate for some time, but the current economy just isn't allowing it.
Jon C. Ogg
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that producer prices are starting to pose a problem for inflation. Or is that not the case?
Jon C. Ogg
When investors and economists see that the Consumer Price Index barely rose in May, they probably want to shrug, even if prices for the shelter and food indexes increased.
Jon C. Ogg
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its first look at consumer inflation for the month of March. The Consumer Price Index came it a bit hotter than expected
Jon C. Ogg
  If you read our recent preview for the FOMC meeting, you wouldn’t be too shocked that the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) didn’t raise interest rates...
Jon C. Ogg
In the Federal Reserve's endless quest to raise interest rates in the past two years, one of the big concerns with a strong economy and with better wage growth was that inflation might get out of...
Jon C. Ogg
Reed Hastings and his team are said to be increasing prices for the streaming media service for 2019. No surprise, Netflix shares surged even higher on Tuesday.
Jon C. Ogg
The Department of Labor reported that the Producer Price Index for final demand fell more than expected in December.
Jon C. Ogg
With the U.S. unemployment rate at its lowest level in decades, how much should Americans worry about rampant inflation as workers begin to see real increases in their paychecks?
Paul Ausick
After a somewhat muted Producer Price Index report for November, the U.S. Department of Labor has released its November reading on the Consumer Price Index.
Jon C. Ogg
The U.S. Department of Labor has released its Producer Price Index for final demand for the month of November.
Jon C. Ogg
Wednesday's economic release calendar included a key inflation reading from the U.S. Department of Labor. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is the key measurement of consumer inflation.
Jon C. Ogg