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  • Iraq crisis fuels concern for oil prices

    Iraq crisis fuels concern for oil prices
    Sharp surges in the world's oil prices usually end up dragging the economy down, so analysts are watching the crisis in Iraq for risks to U.S. consumers and the globe's fragile recovery. Oil prices have climbed to a nine-month high amid the escalating...
  • Consumer price index jumps 0.4% in May as inflation heats up

    Consumer price index jumps 0.4% in May as inflation heats up
    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...
  • Crises in Iraq and elsewhere send oil prices soaring

    Crises in Iraq and elsewhere send oil prices soaring
    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...
  • Diesel catching on, despite price fluctuations

    Diesel catching on, despite price fluctuations
    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...
  • Inflation picks up as U.S. consumer price index rises 0.3% in April

    Inflation picks up as U.S. consumer price index rises 0.3% in April
    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...
  • Gas Prices Finally Fall, But Still Above Last Month, Year

     
    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......
  • Gasoline prices jump in California as refineries encounter trouble

    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...
  • More Southern Californians expected to travel for spring break

    More Southern Californians expected to travel for spring break
    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...
  • Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon

    Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon
    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...
  • Gas Prices Continue to Climb

     
    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......
  • Gas prices in Maryland at six-month high as spring arrives

    Gas prices in Maryland at six-month high as spring arrives
    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...