By ERICA WERNER, Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON – Consumers may be slowly regaining their appetite to shop, as the prices they encounter in stores remain low.
One benefit of the recession is that inflation is nowhere to be seen, as consumer prices have barely grown in months. Rising unemployment, stagnant wages and tight credit have restrained consumer demand, making it difficult for retailers to raise prices. Continue reading
This is an article that environmentalist and our Government need to follow, because they sure like to put farmers out of business, now if they were profiting from it that would be a different story, but the only way they profit is by selling farm land to developers.
By MICHAEL J. CRUMB, The Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa – Greater investment, innovation and improved public-private partnerships are needed to meet the world’s growing demand for food, business and government leaders said at the World Food Prize symposium. Continue reading