Dollar stores face growing scrutiny

Copyright 2019 CNN Dollar stores are popping up all over lower income communities in the U.S. but critics say they limit access to healthy food. Copyright 2019 CNN Dollar stores are popping up all over lower income communities in the U.S. but critics say they limit access to healthy food. Read more…

US Consumer Price Index (CPI)

U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, but will probably not change expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month. The Labor Department said on Thursday its consumer Read more…

‘Crosscurrents’ are weighing on the economy, so Fed will ‘act as appropriate’

Business investments across the U.S. have slowed recently as uncertainties over the economic outlook linger, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday in prepared testimony to the House House Financial Services Committee. “Inflation has been running below the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) symmetric 2 percent objective, and crosscurrents, such as Read more…