Author Archive: Anika Anand

Friday’s CPI numbers will show a steadily growing economy

By Anika Anand March inflation numbers that will be released Friday will likely show a .3 percent increase in the total price of goods and services. This means the economy is on a path to recovery and the Federal Reserve will continue to stand...

 

First New York Health Insurance Cooperative Has Potential To Lower Healthcare Prices

By Anika Anand   The thought of health insurance is a huge source of anxiety for New Yorker Cayte Grieve. After the small business owner realized she would have to pay about $15,000 out of pocket to treat a jaw infection, she considered...

 

February CPI supports Fed’s decision to keep U.S. monetary policy unchanged

B y Anika Anand Inflation numbers for February show there’s no reason to change the Federal Reserve’s stimulus policy of near-zero interest rates. Despite a sharp increase in gas prices that drove up inflation last month, overall...

 

January’s rise in inflation attributed to increased gas prices

By Anika Anand, New York City News Service Inflation slightly increased in January, mainly due to rising gasoline prices, the Labor Department reported Friday. Gas prices increased in January and the average price for a gallon of gas in the...