Economy Apr 15

Higher food, rent costs boost U.S. consumer inflation

Consumer prices in the U.S. ticked upward this March, climbing more than expected as Americans paid slightly more for food and rental housing. The hike suggests improving consumer demand, and may alleviate concerns among some Federal Reserve officials…

Economy Apr 15

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Can We Prepare for Inflation?

Editor’s Note: The government reported Wednesday that consumer prices fell in March, indicating a weakened demand for goods and services. But while this price drop raises the specter of deflation, many economists contend that the real risk to…

Economy Apr 15

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Consumer Prices Fall in March on Energy Costs

Consumer prices fell in March, the government reported Wednesday, indicating that weakened demand for goods and services during the economic downturn has kept a damper on energy and food costs.

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