Consumer price index
Everything is fine ... except your paycheck.
No Excuse for Fed to Increase Unemployment by Raising Interest Rates: Movement to Hold Fed Accountable Gathers Steam
If America is to shed the title of "Land of Inequality," this is how it is going to happen: by more people becoming aware of how the Fed's monetary policy affects them and demanding that it change.
Switzerland - 126.03 Norway - 118.59 Venezuela - 111.01 Iceland - 102.14 Denmark - 100.60 Australia - 99.32 New Zealand - 93.71
Good news, consumers: Everything's on sale! The bad news: Low, low prices aren't always such a great thing.
"These large sectors and the high prices they charge are contributing heavily to the slipping economic position of American
It's a pity more of those "inflationistas," who cry wolf at the slightest hint of rising prices, haven't visited the FDR Memorial where some of his most telling words are engraved, such as: "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much, it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little."
But the House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees Social Security and is led by Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), said the policy
Now, lower prices are obviously good news for consumers. They help ease the sting of a lousy job market and stagnant wages
President Barack Obama unveiled a budget proposal on Wednesday morning that would switch tax brackets and Social Security
Robert Reich's Petition to President Obama: Don't Hurt Seniors With a Chained CPI Benefit Cut to Social Security
This is absolutely not the legacy Mr. Obama wants to leave behind, should this measure go through
"We basically have had Social Security off the table when it comes to these spending cuts, and yet sometimes people on our
Let me get right to the point. I'm against the proposed "chained CPI" cut in Social Security because it substantially undermines the protection against inflation that Social Security recipients enjoy under current law.
"While we think everything should be on the table for discussion, we do have very deep abiding concerns about where cuts
"I agree with Leader Reid. Social Security -- even when Simpson-Bowles included it in their package, they didn't add it to