May 22, 2012 The top nuclear official at the United Nations said today that a deal has been reached with Iran to allow the U.N.’s investigation into Iran’s nuclear program to continue. So what does this mean for the price of oil, which spiked earlier this year because of tensions with Iran?
May 18, 2012 What's the best way to hedge against the risk of higher inflation rates? The timing is murky, but it's a prudent bet to anticipate a resurgence in inflation.
May 8, 2012 Analyst Juli Niemann discusses the latest with gas prices and whether we can expect a rise in prices during the summer driving season.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 7, 2012 The Fortune 500 2012 list ranking U.S. companies by revenue has Exxon Mobil at No. 1 and other oil firms near the top. So why are gas prices continuing to go up?
May 4, 2012 The Congressional Budget Office says the White House plan to raise fuel efficiency could mean more potholes, or higher gas prices.
Apr 27, 2012 Commentator Rex Huppke says if we all act like gas is passé, we can concentrate on more important things -- like jet packs.
Apr 26, 2012 The Fed has ended its two-day meeting and the conclusion is the economy isn't bad enough to take new action now.
Apr 26, 2012 The Federal Reserve won't be taking any major new steps to help the economy at this time, and the reason is that the Fed expects the U.S. economy to grow at about 3 percent this year.
Apr 26, 2012 The Federal Reserve has upgraded its forecast for the U.S. economy in 2012 but also downgraded its outlooks for 2013 and 2014. There are worries the U.S. could fall back into recession just like the U.K. did.