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.
Oct 30, 2012 Northeastern refineries shut down because of the hurricane, but Sandy also shut down traffic across the region, saving far more gas than those refineries produce.
Jan 3, 2013 Weather, speculation, and the economy all impact food prices. So are you paying more for groceries today than in decades past? Find out with the Marketplace Grocery Shop Simulator.
Oct 22, 2012 Now the Federal Reserve's money-counting machines can read bills worth $20 or less even if they're upside-down. They used to destroy bills that weren't stacked correctly.
Oct 8, 2012 Not much short of encouraging an oil company to build new refineries. Tough state regulation of auto pollution cuts off California from sources of gas outside the state.