Why Inflation?

We know how inflation happens—excess growth in the money supply. But why does inflation happen?

U.S. Banks and the Tokyo Drift

A nation reeling from popped real estate and financial collapse mopes through a recession, its president urging calm. Just what country are we talking about?

All About Deflation

Deflation is back in the news, and for good reason: It's a real risk.  

New rate set for series I savings bonds

Every six months, the Treasury sets a new fixed rate for series I savings bonds. After tracking close to the rate on the Treasury's other inflation-indexed bonds during the Clinto