Back in 1965, much as today, the Federal Reserve's main inflation gauge was running at a low 1.25%, labor costs were growing slowly and the unemployment rate was half a percentage point above what then was viewed as optimal.
Annual core consumer inflation in Japan, the world's third-largest economy, stopped rising for the first time in nearly two years in February.
WASHINGTON - Each month, more than 200,000 needy U.S. households take out what's advertised as a brief loan. Many have run out of money between paychecks.
Pedestrians walk past a Lululemon Athletica store in New York. Photograph by Lucas Jackson - Reuters. The man-friendly pants are driving sales.
A radiation leak at an underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico was caused by "chemically incompatible" contents, including kitty litter, that reacted inside a barrel of waste causing it to rupture, scientists said on Thursday.