Consumer Price Index

6 Things That Will Cost More in 2014

Overall inflation is low, but the experts expect prices on a few things will rise far out of proportion to the average in 2014. Here are the the ones you should watch out for.

U.S. Consumers Spend Big in November

U.S. consumer spending posted its largest increase in five months in November, the latest suggestion of sustained strength in the economy as the year winds down.

How 'Chained CPI' Will Hit Your Pocketbook

Obama's new budget proposal includes changing some key inflation calculations to "chained CPI" -- a controversial shift because of the effect it may have on personal finances.