Jul 8, 2013 Trains increasingly carry crude from oil fields in the middle of the U.S. to refineries on the coasts.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 3, 2013 As Egypt grapples with political unrest, many economic analysts are worried about the price of oil. But Egypt's Suez Canal isn't as important as you'd think.
Jun 25, 2013 The president spent much of his speech on climate change focused on the economy.
Jun 17, 2013 A year of unrest and civil war has created a new opportunity for private citizens in Syria to earn money with makeshift oil refineries.
Jun 4, 2013 Alaskans are worried that a cut to oil taxes could ruin the state budget. BP credits the tax break for spurring new investments in the North Slope oil field.
May 30, 2013 The boom in U.S. oil production has disrupted global oil’s pecking order and caused fractures inside the once all-powerful OPEC.
May 22, 2013 Today Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives his latest economic report to Congress. His testimony comes on the same day that Japan's central bank is indicating its intention to continue stimulus measures.
May 20, 2013 What happens if the Federal Reserve takes away the big can of sterno it put under the U.S. economy?
May 17, 2013 There's talk in high places about the Fed ratcheting back on policies it hoped would add pep to the wheels of commerce.