Inflation

We have in depth conversation about how inflation is seen in the real world compared to what the government reports. It’s more than just numbers and it could mean paying more for your daily coffee. Bob Brusca, a Chief Economist at Fact & Opinion Economist, joins us on the show to discuss.

From all the major factors going on in today’s economy from tariff and inflation to interest rates, we speak with Karissa McDonough, a Chief Fixed Income Strategist at People’s United Advisors, with her expertise on the topics.

We speak with Jason Ware, the CIO at Albion Financial Group, to get his assessment on the current state of the Fed, the economy and the inflation data.

The Federal Reserve released its minutes report from their last meeting and brought some insight on inflation and interest rates. Steve Liesman explains.

For the past few years, we have not seen major inflation yet in the U.S. economy. Why is that and what can we expect in the near future? We speak with the chief economist and macro strategist at Mellon, Vincent Reinhart.

Now that we’ve heard from more than three quarters of companies in this earnings season, there’s a trend: Companies across industry groups—from food to technology to health care—are raising costs for the consumer. Hershey, for instance, announced it’s raising prices by an average of 8 percent across the majority of its chocolate and snack portfolio …

Inflation is also something investors need to pay attention to. Dominic Chu looks at what rising prices could mean for your investments .

It’s not just gold and gas prices that are rising, but just about everything. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen didn’t seem overly concerned about it at Yesterday’s new conference. But today, some economists say she’s too complacent, they’re worried. So how concerned should you be about inflation?