Dec 11, 2012 The Federal Reserve committee that sets U.S. monetary policy meets today and tomorrow.
Dec 11, 2012 The Department of Agriculture's final report for 2012 says farm income increased despite the drought, because of high prices for crops that made it to market. But the drought is continuing into winter and could affect next year's harvests.
Dec 11, 2012 Fed boards hopes to nurture housing recovery with purchase of mortgage-backed securities.
Nov 23, 2012 The drought has already affected livestock feed prices. Holiday dinner shopping list prices may be next.
Nov 23, 2012 Oklahoma not only boasts some of the lowest gas prices in the country, but also one of the highest concentrations of gas stations.
Nov 16, 2012 Checking back in with a gas station manager in Pelham, N.Y., after his station gets fuel.
Nov 14, 2012 The number two official at the U.S. Federal Reserve, Vice Chair Janet Yellen, has thrown her weight behind a major change in Fed policy. The issue is how the central bank should schedule its stimulus policies.
Nov 9, 2012 Price-gouging during natural disaster is illegal, and New Jersey is prosecuting some gas stations after Hurricane Sandy. But gouging also is a means for distributing more broadly, because it discourages hoarding.
Nov 6, 2012 New York's state attorney general investigates price gouging as Craigslist ads sell gas for $20 a gallon.
Nov 5, 2012 Loudoun County, Virginia fence-sitters explain what got them to commit.