consumer price index
Dec 14, 2012 — The inflation rate, which spiked in August and September when gas prices rose sharply, now appears to have slowed again. That should let the Federal Reserve keep up its efforts to give the economy a boost.
Sep 15, 2011 — The news on unemployment insurance underscores the weakness of the labor market.
Jul 15, 2011 — Keeping inflation in check: A 6.8 percent drop in gasoline prices. Also: Food prices rose a modest 0.2 percent, the smallest increase so far this year.