| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:03 PM
This has been a tough year for emerging-markets investors.
Fueled by unrest in Brazil and a sluggish economy in China, the broad MSCI emerging-markets index is down 14% this year. The drop has been led by stock market sell-offs in Brazil (-26% in...
| Apr 12, 2013
If government projections hold true, Americans this year will pay the lowest summer gas prices they have in two years. The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported this week that the price for a gallon of regular gas is expected to......
| Jul 17, 2012
| 9:35 AM
The cost of living actually declined 0.9 percent in June in Broward and Miami-Dade counties, thanks to big drops in energy prices, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday.
Just two months previously, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban...
| Feb 25, 2011
Political unrest in the Middle East — particularly the oil-producing nation of Libya — has led to increased oil prices, which means higher gasoline prices at the pump.
According to Fuelgaugereport.com., the price of a gallon of regular gas in...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 7:03 AM
Airline passengers are definitely going to feel sticker shock this year.
As carriers have tried to keep up with rapidly rising oil prices, they have already increased their fares four times since the start of the year, compared with only three...
| Mar 13, 2011
Travelers to Europe this year are discovering unwelcome ride-alongs: new and heftier surcharges for flights and cruises. They may even pay more to get to their U.S. gateway airport. Blame the rising price of oil, driven by widening world demand and...
| Mar 12, 2011
The powerful earthquake and tsunami that slammed northern Japan knocked out car plants and steel mills, stranded thousands in offices and at Disney's resort in Tokyo, and pummeled financial markets in Asia and Europe. But the biggest effect on the world...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 10:03 AM
General Motors Co. says it will raise prices by an average of $123 per vehicle to make up for higher oil and metal costs.
The company says the increase will go into effect in the U.S. starting May 2.
Spokesman Tom Henderson says the increase affects...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 6:51 AM
When gas prices spike in the wake of Middle East turmoil or hurricanes, conspiracy theories abound about profiteering speculators. The truth is Americans are suffering from bad energy polices — politicians eager to sell pet projects and hoist...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Prices at the pump are rising, and Americans are none too happy about it. Small wonder that President Obama's approval ratings have fallen like a sack of hammers in recent weeks: Nothing annoys voters quite like a $75 fill-up at their local service...
| May 10, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Re your article "Demand, not speculation, cited for rising oil prices" (May 8), while demand is a factor in rising oil prices, multiple factors must be included to get the entire picture of why prices are rising.
International Energy Agency chief...