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  • Obama news conference registers 3.7: Japan's disaster is sad, now on gas prices (and my poll numbers)

     
    Full text and commentary as the Democrat seeks to regain control of Washington's political narrative....
  • Gasoline rises, oil hesitates, Hawaii tops $4 a gallon

     
    California continued to climb toward an average of $4 a gallon for regular gasoline over the past week, up an additional 8 cents to $3.954, the Energy Department said. Pain at the pump also continued across the nation with the......
  • Hawaii is the first in the U.S. with $4-a-gallon gasoline

     
    It's a race no state wanted to win, but someone apparently had to. Hawaii became the first in the nation to top $4 a gallon for regular gasoline, on average, over the weekend. The current price in Hawaii stands at......
  • Fed sounds more upbeat on economy, but will stick to bond-buying program

     
    Federal Reserve policymakers said Tuesday that the economy appeared to be “on firmer footing” than at their last meeting in late January, but they nonetheless pledged to stick with their program of buying Treasury bonds to underpin the growth....
  • Commodities plunge amid global sell-off

     
    Commodity prices are getting hammered Tuesday as investors dump risky assets across the board, fearing worse to come in Japan and in the Middle East. The ThomsonReuters/Jefferies CRB index of 19 major commodities was down 2.9% to 340.47 at about......
  • Standard Oil Of Bridgeport Dropping Fuel Oil Price For Lock-Ins

    About 8,000 fuel oil customers who locked into contracts at record-high heating oil prices last summer are in for a nice surprise — that is, if they're still looking to buy oil. Standard Oil of Connecticut, a Bridgeport company that sells heating...
  • Push is on to green up the gardening industry

    Push is on to green up the gardening industry
    "This is one of the most irresponsible industries I've ever seen," said Andersonville gardener Cai Gushak. "I'm almost ready to stop going to the garden center." What has him fuming? Pots. Plastic pots, flats and trays that he can't recycle, all from...
  • Brazil's fields of fuel

    When taxi driver Jose Arruda fuels his 2007 Chevy in this city of skyscrapers and slums, he doesn't buy gas. He buys ethanol, a plant-based fuel that is cheaper, eco-friendly and better for his engine. "With ethanol, I pocket more money for my family,"...
  • Venezuela passes amendment to end term limits

    Venezuela passes amendment to end term limits
    Putting aside concerns over a worsening economy, rising crime and increasing social polarization, Venezuelan voters gave President Hugo Chavez a resounding victory Sunday on a constitutional amendment that will allow him to run for reelection...
  • Cheap oil, but at what cost?

    Cheap oil, but at what cost?
    FT. MCMURRAY, Canada—From here in the far north of Canada through a web of transcontinental pipelines down to a network of refineries ringing the Chicago area, a new supply of precious oil has begun flowing into the gas tanks of more Americans,...
  • Retail gasoline prices climb sharply

    Retail gasoline prices climb sharply
    Retail gasoline prices have jumped sharply over the last week, prompting worries that a surge in energy prices could slow the economic recovery. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California climbed 5.9 cents to $3.046, the biggest rise...