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Record High Prices At The Pump

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, Dec 31 (Reuters) - The average U.S. gasoline price in 2012 was a record-high $3.60 a gallon, topping the previous high of $3.51 in 2011, t...

More Good News At The Pump

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2012 | Money

NEW YORK, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in the United States fell more than 8 cents during the past two week...

It's That Time Of Year Again

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 12.18.2012 | Money

NEW YORK — Gasoline prices have begun their seasonal slide. Better late than never, drivers say....

The Real Cost Of Our Climbing Gas Prices

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 10.10.2012 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. -- Farmers in California's agricultural heartland say record-high gas and diesel prices are putting pressure on their bottom lines, but...

Where Gas Prices Hit $8 A Gallon

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 11.12.2012 | Money

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. — More than 50 Lukoil gas stations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania jacked up prices to more than $8 a gallon Wednesday to ...

Cost Of Living Flatlined In June

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices were flat in June as the cost of gasoline dropped, offering some relief for cash-strapped Ameri...

Good News For Your Budget

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices fell in May by the most in over three years as households paid less for gasoline, possibly givi...

Here's One Way Not To Break The Bank On Gas

AP | CHRIS KAHN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money

Americans have pumped less gas every week for the past year. During those 52 weeks, gasoline consumption dropped by 4.2 billion gallons, or 3 percent...

Import Prices Rise For Eight Straight Month

Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Pedro Nicolaci da Costa) - Import prices rose for an eighth straight month in May despite a drop in fuel costs, with the year-on-year ...

Oil's Silly Season

Daniel Dicker | Posted 07.12.2011 | Business
Daniel Dicker

I've traded oil for 25 years and I don't know if it's worth $40 a barrel or $140 a barrel today. I do know that getting past the silly season of oil pricing, and figuring out what it's really worth is going to help us all.

Ending Taxpayer Subsidies for Big Oil

Sen. Claire McCaskill | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Sen. Claire McCaskill

This week, I helped introduce the Close Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act in the Senate, which will take away $2 billion in annual subsidies American taxpayers hand to the most profitable corporations in the world.

Obama's Latest Obstacle

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 06.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With gas prices climbing and little relief in sight, President Barack Obama is scrambling to get ahead of the latest potential obst...

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...

US Pays $400 Per Gallon For Gas In Afghanistan: Pentagon

The Hill | Roxana Tiron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Pentagon pays an average of $400 to put a gallon of fuel into a combat vehicle or aircraft in Afghanistan. The statistic is likely to play into t...

New Rule: Jet Offensive

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Maher

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Gas hits $3.60 a gallon, crude nears $120 on supply outages

AP | JOHN WILEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Gas prices hit $3.60 a gallon and oil futures rose to their own new record near $120 a barrel on Monday as labor actions overseas thr...

Another Weekend, Another Record Gas Price

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. drivers are paying record prices to fill their gas tanks and they could see prices surge as much as 30 cents more per gallon over the next few we...

Govt Predicts Gas Could Hit $4 Per Gallon This Summer

McClatchy Newspapers | Kevin P. Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Drivers beware: Today's high gasoline prices soon may look like a bargain, because they're expected to peak at $3.60 a gallon nationwide in coming mon...