Ships are sitting offshore containing items that we desperately need -- what can be done?
If you’re in the Jacksonville, Florida area, you’ve likely seen the logjam of container ships sitting idly offshore. The vessels are packed with items destined for store shelves -- and they’re things business owners and consumers desperately need delivered.
Inflation climbs at fastest pace in nearly 40 years
Inflation surged to its highest level in nearly four decades in 2021. The Consumer Price Index increased by 0.5% in December, for a total annual increase of 7%. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang and CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane join CBSN to discuss the Biden administration's plans to combat inflation and what it means for Americans moving forward.news.yahoo.com
Inflation at 40-year high pressures consumers, Fed and Biden
Inflation jumped at its fastest pace in nearly 40 years last month, a 7% spike from a year earlier that is increasing household expenses, eating into wage gains and heaping pressure on President Joe Biden and the Federal Reserve to address what has become the biggest threat to the U.S. economy.
Your wild home-buying, selling stories: These 17 help paint the picture
We’ve all heard about it by now: Houses are selling like crazy (and they have been for quite some time now), interest rates have been at all-time lows, and it seems like everywhere you turn, you learn of another wild real estate story.