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Rising Gas Prices

A Rejoinder to President Obama's Views on Oil Speculation

Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie

The question is not whether or not speculators assist in the efficient operation of the market but whether or not that type of speculatory behavior should be extended fully to a commodity so vital to the livelihood of nations, especially people in the middle class and poor.

Chicago Still Most Expensive Midwest City For Gas

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2013 | Chicago

By Sabina Zawadzki June 7 (Reuters) - Gasoline prices at the pump in several U.S. Midwestern states have spiked close to record highs ...

Gas Notes

Jared Bernstein | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Bernanke can say stuff that moves interest rates. Prominent market types can move stock prices. World events can move oil prices. But presidents simply can't move gas prices.

Republican Arguments Running Out of Gas

Josh Molofsky | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Josh Molofsky

The reality is that the president has very little control over oil prices. The upcoming summer "driving season," Iran's threat to close the Strait of Hormuz and the ramped up rhetoric on Iran's nuclear program all have a hand in the game.

Pain at the Pump: Time to Embrace the New Normal

Kelly Rigg | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green
Kelly Rigg

The fact is Americans pay less for gasoline than virtually any other OECD country, while Europeans generally pay amongst the highest prices in the world -- not just amongst OECD countries but amongst all countries.

U.S. Fuel Economy: Past, Present and Future

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.16.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

OK, amidst the discussion of rising gas prices, we have some good news on the car front. The average mpg for cars sold in the United States is on an upward climb, and has been for a while.

Will Gas Prices Rise Even Higher In 2011?

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The price of oil is poised for another run at $100 a barrel after a global economic rebound sent it surging 34 percent since May. That co...

The Rise And Fall Of U.S. Gasoline (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post/AP | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Experts say U.S. gasoline demand is at the start of a long-term decline, and while U.S. consumers have gotten used to rising gas prices and falling de...

Obama-Biden Trumps McCain-Rove

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

Biden's acceptance speech proved what the citizens of Delaware have known for a long time: Biden is a regular Joe with all-American family values who also happens to be a Senator.

Sex For Gas: Kentucky Woman Arrested For Prostituting Herself For $100 Gas Card (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One woman may have found a solution to rising gas prices that doesn't involve a hybrid car, riding a bike or any kind of new technology or alternative...