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  • Romney, Santorum trade jabs ahead of Illinois Republican primary

    Romney, Santorum trade jabs ahead of Illinois Republican primary
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney began a Sunday campaign blitz by criticizing President Barack Obama for administration policies that he said boosted gas prices and said he backed more drilling for domestic oil and the Keystone pipeline....
  • Letters to the Editor: Guns in Florida, oil prices and natural gas

    Letters to the Editor: Guns in Florida, oil prices and natural gas
    Guns in Florida Here we go again. Sentinel columnist Beth Kassab wants to blame the death of Trayvon Martin on the "Stand Your Ground" law ("'Stand Your Ground' law goes too far," Tuesday). This is the usual liberal absurdity. The facts are plain. An...
  • Going the distance, with careers in 2 cities

    Going the distance, with careers in 2 cities
    Sandra Smith was starting her first day as a sales trader in Chicago. Leaving her second post-college job at a hedge fund in New York, she was back in the city where she grew up and where several members of her family had worked in the financial trading...
  • BGE says energy prices on the rise for electricity customers

    BGE says energy prices on the rise for electricity customers
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said Thursday that energy prices will rise $6 a month for the typical residential electricity customer who doesn't use an outside power supplier, the first jump in energy prices in four years. That rise in costs, running...
  • Thornburg's Developing World Fund is ahead of its peers

    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...
  • California gasoline is higher, but some states have it worse

     
    Refinery problems plaguing the northeast U.S. and the Great Lakes region are keeping California out of the top five of the nation's worst gasoline prices. California is almost always vying with Alaska and Hawaii for the worst gasoline prices in......
  • Gas and diesel prices rising again; big oil earnings expected

     
    Prices are rising again after consumers experienced only modest decreases in costs in May and June. CA_grph In California, the average price of a gallon of gasoline climbed to $3.817, up from $3.803 a week ago, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report....
  • Occidental's profit soars; BP bounces back

     
    Occidental Petroleum Corp. of Westwood rode a wave of higher oil prices to a net profit of $1.82 billion in the second quarter, up 71% when compared to the same period last year, the company said in an earnings announcement Tuesday....
  • Economy grew at weak 1.3% pace in second quarter

     
    The U.S. economy grew at a weak rate of 1.3% from April through June, another sign that the recovery has faltered dramatically. The Commerce Department also scaled back its estimate of economic growth in the first quarter of the year......
  • Gas prices stable; oil gets no boost from apparent debt agreement

     
    Retail gasoline prices were mostly stable over the last week, and oil on Monday failed to gain any boost from an apparent bipartisan deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling. Weak demand and poor U.S. manufacturing numbers dragged the commodity......
  • With debt deal done, Obama sees need now for new spending on bridges, roads, unemployment

     
    Obama says we must live within our means, but meanwhile we need many new 'investments.'...