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Gas Just Got Even More Expensive

The Sacramento Bee | Mark Glover | Posted 05.01.2013 | San Francisco

No matter what market forces do to California gasoline prices in the near future, Golden State motorists will be paying a few pennies more per gallon ...

One Thing That Will Cost Less In 2013

AP | By JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — At least gasoline should cost you less in 2013. Hamburger, health care and taxes are all set to take a bigger bite ou...

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....

Welcome News For California

Reuters | Braden Reddall and Erwin Seba | Posted 10.09.2012 | Money

SAN FRANCISCO/HOUSTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The unprecedented price spike that added more than 50 cents a gallon to California pump prices last week ...

Is This The Key To Lowering Gas Prices?

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 12.08.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — State air pollution regulators said Monday that California's air quality is not expected to worsen appreciably after the governo...

Gas Prices Just Went Up By HOW Much?!

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 12.05.2012 | San Francisco

LOS ANGELES — California gas prices continued surging Friday, adding another 17 cents per gallon on average, and the increases are expected to c...

Gas Prices Just Went Up By HOW Much?!

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 12.04.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Landscaping business owner Sebastian Figueredo stood Thursday at a Union 76 gas station near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridg...

Why Some Drivers Still Might See Another Surge

AP | SANDY SHORE | Posted 10.04.2012 | Money

-- Drivers on either coast may be questioning the conventional wisdom that gas prices fall after Labor Day. Motorists in California paid an average ...

What's Slowing The Economy

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 09.14.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON -- Higher gas prices are crimping consumer spending and slowing the already-weak U.S. economy. And they could get worse in the coming month...

Falling Gas Prices Put Money In People's Pockets

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY and PAUL WISEMAN | Posted 05.18.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- What only weeks ago was seen as a serious threat to the economic recovery could now turn into a stimulus everyone can love. Oil and gasol...

Here's How Gas Stations Are Actually Losing

Slate | Matthew Yglesias | Posted 04.12.2012 | Money

It turns out that gas stations don't actually make much money selling gasoline, since it's an undifferentiated commodity sold in a competitive market....

Speeding Will Cost You More Than A Traffic Ticket...

Emily Cohn | Posted 03.01.2012 | Money

Gas prices are hitting record highs for this time of year and with summer approaching, they're likely only going to get worse. While the average cost ...

$2 a Gallon Gas, Michele Bachmann? Aim Higher.

Adam Levin | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Levin

Michele Bachmann asserted that, if elected, she will fight to bring us back to the heady days of $2 per gallon gasoline. That's one hell of a campaign promise.

Oil Speculation Continues Unabated -- $5 Gas Next?

Daniel Dicker | Posted 06.04.2011 | Business
Daniel Dicker

All of the tools at the federal government's disposal that could be used to reduce the speculative interest in oil reside with the overseeing regulatory agency: the CFTC.

Political Masochism: Punishing Ourselves With Republicans

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Russ Wellen

What are those of us oblivious to the economy or the war voting on? Gay marriage? Abortion? Lapel pins? Chances are many of us may again vote only to our comfort level, as we did with George Bush.

Gas Prices Near All-Time High: New Record Likely In Coming Weeks

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The price of gasoline has jumped another 13 cents in the last two weeks, close to the all-time high set earlier this year, according to a survey publi...