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CPI Moves From Inflation to Deflation

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of August on Wednesday morning. Consumer prices fell in August,...

Consumer Sentiment on the Rise

The Consumer Sentiment Index from Reuters and the University of Michigan was released Friday morning. The trend through August has been overall...

U.S. Trade Deficit Falls Slightly

The U.S. Department of Commerce reported that the international trade gap narrowed in July, which reflects a higher demand for U.S. goods overseas....

CPI Shows Tame Inflation in July

The U.S. Labor Department gave us the formal inflation reading for the month of July on Tuesday morning. The good news is that inflation concerns...

1 Dark Horse Postponing Gold's Rally

Few investors understood why gold prices and the SPDR Gold Trust stopped rallying in 2011. It just didn't make much sense at the time as the...

Should You Work in Retirement?

So you've paid your dues for decades, and it's time to decide whether you're ready to retire. You're not only wondering whether you can...