September 27, 2020

Consumer prices up as gas, clothing costs rise

This Feb, 13, 2012 photo shows gas prices at Exxon and BP Mini-mart in Scott Township, Pa. Consumer prices rose a modest 0.2 percent in January, pushed up by higher gas, clothing costs. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer prices rose in January for only the second time in four months. The price […]

Incomes up strong 0.5 pct., consumer spending flat

In this Nov. 9, 2011 file photo, shoppers walk past a clearance sign at the New York & Company outlet store at the Dolphin Mall, in Miami. Consumer spending was flat in December while incomes rose by the largest amount in nine months. But even with the December income surge, incomes for the whole year […]