February 17, 2011 Over the past year, prices were up 1.6 percent.
One of the most visible signs of higher prices: The prices for a gallon of gas at a station in San Rafael, Calif., late last month.
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February 15, 2011 As commodities, labor and utilities all cost more, companies are going to try to pass those increases along to consumers.
December 15, 2010 Prices rose less than economists had expected -- another sign that inflation remains in check.
September 16, 2010 Though there are many other economic indicators pointing to continued tough times, these indicators offer at least a bit of less-than-bad news.
June 24, 2009 On today's Planet Money, the ghost of hyperinflation and the elusive safety job.
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