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  • More For Your Money: Keep an eye on fuel surcharges

    More For Your Money: Keep an eye on fuel surcharges
    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...
  • Japan earthquake may push oil prices higher

    Japan earthquake may push oil prices higher
    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...
  • GM to raise car prices due to oil, metal costs

    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...
  • Price Of Gas Hits Epic Proportions In NY Area

    Price Of Gas Hits Epic Proportions In NY Area
    Gasoline prices have been rising for months and are within striking distance of their 2008 all-time high of $4.11 a gallon. But while oil prices are above $100 a barrel, they're still 24% below their 2008 all-time high. So why is gasoline so expensive,...
  • Bad policy, not profiteering, is the reason for $4 a gallon gas

    Bad policy, not profiteering, is the reason for $4 a gallon gas
    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...
  • We can't drill our way out of high gas prices

    We can't drill our way out of high gas prices
    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...
  • Exxon Reports $11 Billion in First Quarter Profits

    Exxon Reports $11 Billion in First Quarter Profits
    NEW YORK -- In an attempt to deflect rising anger among American drivers and political leaders, Exxon Mobil said Thursday that it makes relatively little money on gasoline, even as it reported a nearly $11 billion quarterly profit. "We understand that...
  • N.J. gasoline prices drop slightly

    N.J. gasoline prices drop slightly
    Motorists are seeing slightly lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline on Friday was $3.04, down a penny from last week. But that's much higher than a year ago, when New Jersey motorists were...
  • Gas prices rise: How much will Mideast unrest cost at pump?

    Gas prices rise: How much will Mideast unrest cost at pump?
    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...
  • Airlines are raising fares as oil prices rise

    Airlines are raising fares as oil prices rise
    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...
  • Bin Laden Killed In Shootout With U.S. Forces In Pakistan

    Bin Laden Killed In Shootout With U.S. Forces In Pakistan
    Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S.-led operation involving helicopters and ground forces in Pakistan on Sunday, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the September 11 attacks. U.S. officials said bin Laden was...