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US Inflation

Remember Inflation?

Terry Savage | Posted 05.30.2015 | Politics
Terry Savage

The inflationary period of the late 1970s is such ancient history that we even have people hoping that a "bit" of inflation -- in wages, in prices -- will help the economy grow. But here are five reminders from history about how inflation destroys savings and value.

Bernanke Blows Bond Bubble Into Stocks

Michael Pento | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business
Michael Pento

I expect it will not be until inflation becomes a serious and undeniably-painful condition for the economy that Mr. Bernanke begins to change his mind. And any change that does eventually occur will be slow and gradual... at best.

Americans Feel Inflation That Fed Says Doesn't Exist

Posted 06.08.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Daniel Trotta) - On the streets of America, the debate over inflation is over. Prices are too high and rising too fast, many people say. "T...

Inflation Bumps Christmas Food Prices

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Food shoppers this holiday season in the US and UK will be watching their wallets as food price inflation picks up in the final months of 2010, just i...

Fed Rate Cut Could Revive Inflation

Washington Post | Steven Mufson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve Board's rate cut yesterday increased the chances that months of Fed moves could start to trickle down to homeowners in time to eas...