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A Textbook Case of Inflation for College Students (MUST See Chart)

(Megan Zogby, James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal) As college textbook prices have increased 88 percent since 2006, education reformers wonder how universities can make books...

Fed Official Suggests “Doubling Down” on Inflation Target to Raise Consumer...

(Associated Press) A top Federal Reserve official believes that the U.S. central bank needs to re-orient its thinking and policies toward fighting...

Soaring Pork Prices Push China’s Inflation Rate to 7-year High

(Associated Press) Soaring pork prices that nearly doubled in December over a year ago kept inflation at a seven-year high despite government...

2020: Oil Bankruptcies Will Mean Higher Prices for Consumers

(OilPrice.com) A bankruptcy boom has hit the oil and gas industry, and it’s just getting started. Investors have lost their appetite for...

For Venezuelans, Death Is Another Unaffordable Expense

(Associated Press) The last time anybody in Nerio García's family heard his voice was on a crackly call from jail outside Maracaibo,...

Housing Costs Are Rising Fastest in THESE U.S. Cities

(Associated Press) Aspen Day-Flynn and her boyfriend, Travis Tolin, were thinking of moving back to her native Washington state this fall when...

As Consumer Costs Rise 5%+, Fed Chairman Calls for “Significant and...

(Money Metals Exchange) Gold and silver markets edged up this week but remain mired within a longer-term consolidation phase.

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, Inflation Fighter, Dead at 92

(Associated Press) Paul Volcker, who as Federal Reserve chairman in the early 1980s elevated interest rates to historic highs and triggered a...

Hyperinflating, Land Expropriating Zimbabwe Begs White Farmers to Return as Country...

(NewsPunch) Crisis-torn Zimbabwe is on the brink of “manmade starvation” with most households unable to obtain enough food to meet basic standards, a...

Central Banker Admits Fed Got It Wrong, Markets Got It Right

(Associated Press) In mid-2016, even with unemployment falling and the economy growing modestly, James Bullard, head of the St. Louis Federal Reserve...