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.
In February, prices in Japan were flat from a year ago. But that doesn't mean the country's battle against deflation has been in vain.
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 worker drives a cart through a tunnel inside the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant No. 2, 150 feet below the surface near Carlsbad, New Mexico.