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  • A Bargain No More: Gas Prices Leap 17 cents on NJ Turnpike, GSP Parkway

    A Bargain No More: Gas Prices Leap 17 cents on NJ Turnpike, GSP Parkway
    Gasoline prices at rest stop filling stations on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway had been considered a bargain over the last week, but that changed Friday morning. Despite a new, double-digit price hike, however, the new price may...
  • A problem of grand proportions

    A problem of grand proportions
    It's tempting to read a silver lining into the otherwise dreary news that food prices are skyrocketing and appear on pace to post their largest annual increase since 1980. Record high oil prices sent bicycle sales up 24 percent and gas-guzzling SUV sales...
  • Inflation check: Energy prices fall most since 2009 on gas plunge

    Inflation check: Energy prices fall most since 2009 on gas plunge
    Wholesale prices slipped 0.8% last month for the second straight month as gasoline prices plunged. In its deepest dip since May, the Labor Department’s producer price index fell 0.8% in November after sliding 0.2% in October. The index rose 1.1%...
  • European Central Bank chief swears to 'preserve the euro,' Dow soars

    European Central Bank chief swears to 'preserve the euro,' Dow soars
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, pledged Thursday that the institution “is ready to do whatever it takes to preserve the euro,” sending financial markets soaring around the world. The Dow jumped more than 250 points in...
  • Climate Week: The Disastrous Summer of 2012

    Climate Week: The Disastrous Summer of 2012
    Unless you really are one of those people who wants to close your eyes, put your hands over your ears, and then jam the whole apparatus up your own ass, it’s time to admit three simple realities: 1) the crisis part of the climate crisis has...
  • Food or fuel?

    Food or fuel?
    This year's drought has already raised wholesale corn prices dramatically, and consumers will likely soon feel the pinch at the grocery store checkout. Economists are warning of a 3-4 percent rise in food prices this year and next as well, an especially...
  • Sushi prices jump, now more expensive in New York than in L.A.

    Sushi prices jump, now more expensive in New York than in L.A.
    Another sign of rising food prices, this one unrelated to corn costs: The price of sushi in New York City rose so much this year that its raw fish and rice is now more expensive than in Los Angeles. The price of the JapaneseĀ cuisine gained an average...
  • Gas prices continue to rise, unusual after Labor Day

    Gas prices continue to rise, unusual after Labor Day
    Eyeing the Royal Farms sign advertising a gallon of premium gas for $3.99, Taryn Gross-Ojekwe's jaw fell open. "When it is going to cease?" she said of the price, which has climbed steadily over the past few weeks. "Just within the last few days, it...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Should Bad Jobs Numbers Be Held Against Obama?

    The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Andrew Teixeira: I'm sorry ... I thought Congress had something to do with creating jobs?!?! Instead of clamoring to cut federal spending, maybe...
  • 'Grexit': Are Greece's euro fears causing a $1-billion bank run?

    'Grexit': Are Greece's euro fears causing a $1-billion bank run?
    Greek officials were busy today cobbling together an emergency plan after talks to form a coalition government disintegrated Tuesday. In the meantime, Greeks have withdrawn $900 million from local banks. So said President Karolos Papoulias, according...
  • Euro near a 2-year low; EU calls for a 'banking union'

    The European Union’s executive body is calling for a “banking union” to centralize efforts to deal with the region’s economic turmoil – especially in Spain, which is racked by high unemployment and severe debt. It’s...