U.S. consumer sentiment rose marginally in February even as concerns about the extreme weather persisted, a survey shows.
U.S. consumer prices barely rose last month as a sharp rise in energy costs was offset by cheaper clothing, cars and air fares. The figures suggest inflation remains mild.
Consumer spending rose more than expected in December, but weak income growth suggested the economy could cool off a bit in the first quarter.
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U.S. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in six months in December as gasoline prices rebounded.
Jnet Yellen will take the helm of a Federal Reserve facing a significantly different economic landscape than the one that dominated Ben Bernanke's tenure as chairman.
Postal Service regulators approve a temporary price hike of 3 cents for a first-class stamp, bringing the charge to 49 cents.
U.S. consumer sentiment surged in December as Americans' outlook on the economy and job prospects improved, a survey released Friday showed.
The price of lords-a-leaping and ladies dancing has spiked this holiday season, but other items mentioned still cost the same as they did last year.
Fresh reports show the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, while inflation remains muted.
Recent college grads are often ill-prepared to handle the temptations of moving from a low wage to real salary. And that's when lifestyle inflation can hit with a vengeance.
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With inflation at low levels, workers saving for retirement can expect little change in rules governing 401(k)s, IRAs and other investments.
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Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year, the government says.
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