Tag: inflation

  • The FTC should throw out its ‘junk fees’ rule and start over 

    The FTC should throw out its ‘junk fees’ rule and start over 

    Everything feels more expensive right now, and that’s because it is. Despite a notable decline from its peak of 9.1 percent in June 2022, inflation remains higher than the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target.  Since January 2021, prices have surged by an astonishing 17.6 percent. Grocery prices today are 21 percent higher than in January 2021, and while gas prices…

  • The Great Argentine Central Bank Smash

    The Great Argentine Central Bank Smash

    Latin America is a messy, culturally-rich, and prickly place. Though it is blessed with bountiful resources in its sprawling jungles, deserts, and jagged mountains, it has for most of its history been caught in the oscillating winds of colonial powers and external forces. While the 19th century saw the withering influence of Spanish colonialism against…

  • Consumer Choice Radio EP60: Fergus Hodgson on Inflation and Independence

    Consumer Choice Radio EP60: Fergus Hodgson on Inflation and Independence

    -We start off the show with consumer corner, highlighting awesome consumer innovations -Canada’s genocide vote and why it matters INTERVIEW with EconAmericas founder and executive director Fergus Hodgson -Four Signs That Inflation Has Arrived https://www.theepochtimes.com/four-signs-inflation-has-arrived_3497895.html -Gamestop, investors, and the stock market -Canadia’s fiscal path and stimulus -Western independence (Alberta/Saskatchewan) Fergus Hodgson (@FergHodgson) is the director…