(NaturalNews) During inflationary periods in the 1970s, Betty Crocker introduced “Hamburger Helper” as a way to stretch a struggling family’s budget. While the meals themselves were anything but the epitome of good healthy eating, the idea was that at least they were an affordable way for families to put food on the table. 235 more words
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Wednesday – September 17
The Labor Department reported today that consumer prices pushed lower in August mainly due to a big drop in energy prices, which offset advances in food and shelter costs. 265 more words
U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly declined in August, the first drop since April 2013, due to a drop in energy costs and easing food prices.
The seasonally adjusted consumer price index (CPI) … 181 more words
Here is your monthly Bee Smart Financial Tip from Joel and Caroline at Metro Financial Group.
Understanding the Consumer Price Index
The highs and lows of the economy affect people and markets in a variety of different ways. 870 more words
A good indicator of financial markets adjusting to a slower rate of news flow is the frequency with which the same stories are replayed and debated in the financial press and on television. 525 more words