Jul 8, 2012 Several small towns in Texas are growing because of new oil and gas drilling. But can the boom last?
Jul 2, 2012 There's news this morning that folks who do the ordering at factories are increasingly wary. The Markit U.S. Purchasing Managers Index was a disappointment, its worst showing since late 2010.
Jun 29, 2012 The residents of Roxana, Ill. debate if the oil refineries in and around their town represent jobs and money, cancer or something else.
Jun 27, 2012 Oil prices are down about 25 percent in the past few weeks. Those falling oil prices are good for our pocketbooks. They're also good for American foreign policy.
Jun 21, 2012 If you've been to a gas station recently, you know that prices are down -- on average, about 20 cents lower per gallon than a month ago. That's in part because the price of oil is at an eight-month low.
Heidi N. Moore
Jun 21, 2012 Yesterday, the Federal reserve refused to commit to any extreme stimulus measures for the economy-- at least just yet. That has a ripple effect on commodities like oil.
Jun 21, 2012 The Federal Reserve will continue its Operation Twist program, but it can't do much else to help the global economic downturn caused by financial strain in Europe. On the plus side? We get lower gas prices.
Heidi N. Moore
Jun 20, 2012 The Fed will wrap up a meeting today in Washington, and the expectation is that policymakers will launch more monetary stimulus to boost the economy.
Jun 19, 2012 Kerr-McGee, a subsidiary of the giant oil and gas company Anadarko, is being sued for $25 billion in New York City. The company's long history and pedigree resemble a script from the old and recently resurrected TV series "Dallas."