Author: Holly Deaton


Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a consumer price index report detailing the monthly rise and fall in prices across the United States. Tomorrow’s inflation numbers are set to show headline CPI down and core CPI, or price indexes excluding food and oil, flatlining or slightly falling in […]

Widespread drug shortages are on the way, say experts

Erica Stewart, a stay-at-home mom, is one of the millions of Americans living with Lupus, an autoimmune disorder whereby the immune system attacks healthy cells. Her life and ability to take care of her six children depend on a drug called Plaquenil, the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug that […]

The missing story in February’s inflation numbers

Consumer prices increased slightly in February due to higher rents and food costs, but prices in the U.S. are expected to slow or even decline in the coming months as the U.S. economy sees the effects of the coronavirus take hold. As the virus continues to spread it will continue […]

Inflation remains low capping off a year of steady but slow growth

Consumer prices in the U.S. rose slightly in January, but the increase was smaller than expected due to falling gas prices.  Overall prices increased by just 0.1%, with the largest increases in housing, food and medical care service costs and capped a relatively tame year for inflation. Core prices, prices […]