Consumers, who are already being squeezed by rising interest rates (even as the return on their cash deposits remains anchored near zero), are facing another potential constraint on their already limited purchasing power.
Price-gouging law has reared its ugly head in the wake of the flooding in Texas. This has totally overshadowed the alleged price gouging that occurred during the eclipse.
It takes guts to go on CNN and explain economic truth – for humanitarian reasons – in the midst of emergency conditions.
As so often happens in the wake of a natural disaster, government officials in Texas are currently investigating claims of "price gouging," which the office of the Attorney General reminds residents is illegal after the governor declares a disast
Blame Anti-Gouging Laws for Shortages
I was grateful for Walmart because by raising its price for milk it thwarted the greedy customers who, without consideration for others, snatch up two and three gallons.
Never underestimate the power of the private sector to rise up to any challenge.
High profits encourage new sellers to enter the market, which brings prices down.
I had been a DirecTV subscriber for years, mostly so I could watch sports, which is the only reason I have a television.
WASHINGTON - We all know traffic in the D.C. region can be a trying experience with long commutes and delays, especially with precipitation falling in the area. But as the first snowfall arrived in the D.C. region Thursday evening, commuters driving