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Jim Puzzanghera

Jim Puzzanghera writes about business and economic issues from the Times’ Washington, D.C., bureau. He joined The Times in 2006 and won the paper’s Editor’s Award in 2009 for coverage of the financial crisis. He has worked in the nation’s capital since 1998 and is a two-time National Press Club award winner for Washington coverage. A Northwestern University graduate, he previously worked for the San Jose Mercury News, Newsday and the St. Petersburg Times.
Inflation is heating up. What should you do about it?

After years of low inflation, signs that price growth finally is heating up was a major factor in this month’s financial market turbulence. Some experts aren’t yet convinced that the U.S. economy is on the verge of significantly higher inflation.

A jump in consumer prices renews inflation fears, but investors take it in stride

Consumer prices jumped more than expected last month, the Labor Department said Wednesday, adding to the fears of higher inflation that has roiled financial markets in recent days.

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