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Inflation

How will I know when the government spending crisis is going to implode?

"On another subject, a lot of smart people are saying for a long time that the negative US current account and trade balance acounts are "unsustainable." I agree. No more...

Have years of increasing interest rates stopped inflation?

Commodity prices continue upward charge "The five-year commodity price boom that has catapulted metal, energy and some agricultural prices to record highs continued on Monday and is set to extend more...

Isn’t government the “friend of the people?”

"A "friend of the people"? What kind of a government would allow it's inflation rate to be hidden by tricks such as "hedonic" accounting and ridiculous "core inflation" statistics? What more...

Will rising mining costs threaten to make gold even scarcer?

Gold set to become even scarcer "Bobby Godsell, chief executive of AngloGold Ashanti, predicted that worldwide gold production would stagnate, then fall in the coming years as large deposits of more...

Have the Fed’s 14 rate increases since 2004 curtailed inflation or created stagflation?

Surging energy costs push inflation higher in January "Consumer prices shot up in January at the fastest pace in four months as the cost of gasoline and electricity posted big more...

Why is there growing inflation risk?

Fed Members See Increased Inflation Risk From Energy, Rising Factory Use "Inflation in the U.S. may be under control; the risk that it will accelerate isn't, according to two more...

Are commodities other than oil, gold and silver reaching record high prices?

"Copper prices rose to records in New York and London as contract workers at Chile's state-owned Codelco, the world's biggest producer of the metal used in construction and plumbing, walked more...

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