| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Americans paid more for just about everything last month, pushing inflation to its highest annual rate in more than 11/2 years and creating another potential obstacle for the economic recovery.
The 0.4% jump in the consumer price index for May, released...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Crude oil prices were headed to their biggest weekly gain of the year on Friday amid fear that the escalating crisis in Iraq could constrain supplies around the world.
Investors were spooked after President Obama said he is considering military action...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Diesel powered vehicles are becoming more popular with American drivers, but wild fluctuations in the fuel's price could scare some buyers off, despite the fact that a diesel engine can cut their fuel consumption 20 percent or more.
"Car buyers get...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
The cost of living climbed in April at the quickest pace since last summer, a sign that the economy may be picking up speed.
The consumer price index rose 0.3% last month, the biggest gain since June, the Labor Department said Thursday. Over the last 12...
| May 9, 2014
Motorists in most states are paying less at the pump as the price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas fell by 3 cents nationally during the past week, ending a 12-week streak of weekly price increases. The national average......
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Problems at some of the state's fuel refineries have sent gasoline prices soaring in California just in time for the kickoff of the busy driving season.
A gallon of regular gasoline hit a statewide average of $4.196 on Thursday, up about 13 cents in a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Gasoline prices may be on the rise but that is not going to keep Southern Californians homebound for spring break.
Fifty-six percent of Southern California residents who were polled said they plan to take a least one leisure trip this spring, an...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:50 PM
For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said.
It's a rite of spring as...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Gas prices in Maryland reached a six-month high of $3.54 per gallon on Friday, a price last seen at local pumps in September, according to AAA.
Increases in gas prices are common at the start of spring.
Friday's statewide average price of gas is 7...
| Mar 21, 2014
The national average price for gasoline continued to climb the past week, moving up 3 cents a gallon to $3.53 for regular unleaded, but some states experienced much larger increases. Prices jumped by 12 cents in Kentucky to $3.59 a......
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:03 PM
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency issued final rules Monday to slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, which would help cut smog-causing pollution from autos and bring the rest of the country's fuel supply in line with California's...