| May 16, 2012
| 8:56 AM
Crude oil futures tumbled to a six-month low overnight amid worries about oversupply in the U.S. and political instability in Greece.
West Texas Intermediate futures slumped $2.17 on the New York Mercantile Exchange to $91.81 a barrel in midday trading,...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:31 AM
This weekend marks the beginning of summer vacation season for many Marylanders. From graduating students to young families, singles and seniors, the preferred place to be over Memorial Day weekend is generally Ocean City or the nearby Delaware beaches....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:11 PM
The Obama administration is expected to propose new rules today that would slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, one of the most significant steps the administration can take this term toward cutting air pollution, people with knowledge of the...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is calling for a federal investigation to determine whether “an illegal short squeeze” is responsible for the soaring price of gasoline in California, which hit another record high Monday.
With a regular...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Ballooning gasoline prices and high food costs propelled wholesale prices in September to their fourth straight increase, according to the Labor Department.
The producer price index for finished goods was up a seasonally adjusted 1.1% last month after...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
As gas prices soared toward $4 per gallon, Fred Price has sought out the best deals at the pump.
Even so, the self-employed handyman who drives to jobs throughout Baltimore is feeling the pinch of a more than 40-cent-per-gallon jump in the last month....
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A recent article ("Pumping Up the Price" Feb. 26) on gasoline prices should make it clear to readers that the price of gasoline is no longer the result of inefficient fuel use or too much demand. Unfortunately the focus of the article was evidently on the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:33 AM
It isn't hard to recognize an example of false economy in the average household budget. The vegetable gardener who spends $500 on supplies to produce $12 in produce, the inexpensive home repair that falls apart in a month or the avid shopper who saves...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:40 AM
California gasoline prices have fallen by 77.4 cents a gallon from the record of $4.671 set in October.
But the state's prices remain among the highest in the nation, and today is no exception. California is running fourth behind Hawaii, Alaska and...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Summer gasoline prices will be lower in the U.S. than they were last year. But they won't be much lower, experts say, because U.S. refineries have been exporting record amounts of fuel overseas.
That's behind what would normally just be a good news...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Summer is coming. The long Memorial Day weekend is just two weeks away and, of course, average gasoline prices in California are back up above $4 a gallon.
On Friday, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California was $4.062, up 7.6...