inflation

'Your $$$$$' Squabble: Experts Argue over 'Socialist' Bailout

Peter Schiff blasts government for intervening in markets and argues against bailout while Stephen Leeb promotes Congressional plan.

Econ 101: Spike in Money Supply Caused Inflation

Media oversimplify problem, rely too much on consumer price index.

ABC Treats Rise in Consumer Confidence as Bad News

Network pretends only solution to inflation is job losses.

Econ 101: Is the Fed a Source of Our Economic Problems?

A look at how the Federal Reserve works, and its effects on the economy, reveals the source of many of today's issues.

USA Today Cover Story Down on Drilling, Up on Alternative Fuels to Ease Gas Prices

Sidebars on solutions to high gas prices paint rosy picture for unproven gasoline substitutes and make drilling not seem worthwhile.

ABC Web Site Compares Current Day to Fall of Rome 'If We Don't Save Our Troubled Planet'

Network's 'Earth 2100' program warns about collapse of civilization, asks 'Are we next?'

'Evening News' Blames Corn Prices on Floods, not Ethanol

CBS segment reports government estimates for this year's corn crop will be 10 percent lower than last year, but fails to mention effects of fuel subsidies on prices.

'Nightly News' Warns of 'Stagflation'

Unemployment and inflation nowhere close to late 1970s levels, when term 'stagflation' was first used to describe economic climate.

Lauer Prosecutes 'The People vs. Exxon' in CEO Interview

'Today' host repeats popular but faulty criticisms of oil companies in one-on-one with ExxonMobil head.

CBS Reports Highest End of Food Costs to Emphasize Food Inflation

Grocery inflation is increasing at an annual rate of 5.3 percent, but 'Evening News' reports on food items that have increased as much as 36 percent.
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