Inflation

By Any Measure, Physical Gold Trumps Mining Stocks

Gold mining stocks may be an interesting short-term trading vehicle, but for long-term investors gold itself is the clear choice. More 

Rising Thanksgiving Costs May Gobble Up Your Paycheck

Your wallet may feel the Thanksgiving squeeze just as much as your waistline because prices for holiday food, fun and travel sure aren't cheap. More 

Drought Has Food Prices Set to Spike in 2013

Meat, dairy and just about everything we eat will cost more soon, thanks to the drought -- and soaring prices for corn and soy. More 

Don’t Fear the Inflation Bugaboo Just Yet

The latest round of quantitative easing has stoked inflation fears, but neither of the two key signs points to higher prices anytime soon. More 

Will Global Hyperstimulation Hit the Target?

The hundreds of billions of dollars that governments are throwing at their economic woes should get the wheels spinning -- but will it keep them spinning? More 

5 Overlooked Goods Suffering From Inflation

There's plenty of ado about oil prices, and rightfully so. But these other widely used but lesser-ballyhooed products also have been creeping up in price. More 

Is the Ugly Inflation Beast About to Gore the Economy?

Policy makers have prioritized maximizing employment over putting a lid on inflation, but dangerous levels could creep up on us before we know it. More