Stories tagged: prices
Tue., June 11, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
U.S. wholesale prices rose just 0.1% in May month, another sign that inflation remains under control.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
The Trump administration is preparing to extend 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports not already hit with duties. That’s roughly an additional $300 billion worth of products, ranging from …
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 1:53 p.m.
Those ever-present TV ads for prescription drugs will soon carry prices, too, the nation’s top health official said Wednesday, responding to a public outcry for government action to restrain medication …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 6:42 p.m.
Amazon’s move to cut prices by 20 percent on more than 500 products at Whole Foods on Wednesday is not its first attempt to purge the “whole paycheck” nickname. But …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
U.S. consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in February, pushed up slightly by higher gasoline and housing costs even as the prices for autos and clothing slumped.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
Wine lovers will have something to toast about this year: Prices from several origins are set to become cheaper.
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Only months before the opening of its $1 billion Star Wars expansion, the Disneyland Resort announced price increases of up to 25 percent for daily tickets, annual passes and parking.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Hospitals across the country rang in the New Year with a federal mandate to reveal their once-secret master price lists, although it’s unclear whether the new requirement will assist many …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Shares of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. tumbled Wednesday morning after the company cut vehicle prices by $2,000 and announced fourth-quarter sales figures that fell short of …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 8:02 p.m.
The prices people are paying for pickups have steadily risen over the past decade, pushing the trucks further and further out of reach for average consumers
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
The average price for homes with sales closing in August was $260,800 – nearly unchanged from $259,300 in July, and down from a peak of $268,830 in June, according to …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
Auto prices in the United States will rise “dramatically” if the Trump administration imposes tariffs, AutoNation Chairman and CEO Mike Jackson said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
Starbucks says it’s raising the price of a regular drip coffee by 10 cents to 20 cents this week in most U.S. stores.
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
Shipping costs have skyrocketed in the United States in 2018, one of the clearest signs yet of a strong economy that might be starting to overheat.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 4:06 p.m.
Average home prices in the Spokane area continue to rise, reflecting demand for homes and a declining inventory.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
Inflation pressures appear to be building in the U.S. economy, a prospect that is heightening anxiety about potentially higher borrowing rates that could slow economic growth.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Auto sales were strong in January, with average prices up 4 percent – an early sign of an inflationary economy.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:12 p.m.
Several major not-for-profit hospital groups are trying their own solution to drug shortages and high medicine prices: creating a company to make cheaper generic drugs.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Shoppers who talked with the Associated Press this week say what they want most of all is lower prices and one-stop shopping.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
Hurricane Harvey and its catastrophic flooding have halted production at Gulf Coast refineries, virtually guaranteeing spikes in gas prices across the country – but Inland Northwest residents shouldn’t expect to …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Starting Monday, Whole Foods will offer lower prices on bananas, eggs, salmon, beef and other products. Looking ahead, the Seattle company hopes to give Amazon Prime members special savings and …
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Homebuilders pulled back sharply on construction of apartment complexes in July, causing housing starts to tumble to a three-month low.
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
Tumbling prices can’t stop growth of Spokane County’s legal marijuana market on three-year anniversary
The same gram of weed that cost consumers $25 to $30 in 2014 will now set you back about $7, according to the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board. But Spokane …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
WASHINGTON – Lower costs for gas, airline tickets, new and used cars and wireless mobile phone plans kept U.S. consumer prices flat in June, evidence that inflation remains muted. The …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Dry, hot weather from the U.S. to Europe is taking its toll on crops, and the U.S. government is forecasting global output will fall for the first time in five …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Verizon is hiking prices on its cellphone plans, though the new rates come with changes that might actually save you money.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 3 p.m.
OPEC countries failed Thursday to agree on measures to influence crude supplies and prices – a missed opportunity to show the resolve that for decades let them set how much …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
Prices charged by U.S. manufacturers, farmers and other producers rose for the first time since January, lifted by higher costs for gas, steel and medicines.
Sat., March 12, 2016
Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) were designed to control drug pricing, but they’ve become large entities in need of regulation.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in January, as the rising costs of housing and health care were largely offset by cheaper oil.