Mar 2, 2012 Yesterday, a report of a pipeline explosion in Saudi Arabia sent oil prices up near a four-year high. The Saudis denied that report, but two things are clear: Oil traders are on edge, and prices remain very high. And obviously, that's trickling right down to the gas tank.
Mar 1, 2012 With gas prices rising at an unusual time of year, many are blaming speculators. Others believe refiners are worried about tensions with Iran, and are using a hedging strategy.
Mar 1, 2012 The Federal Reserve chairman was careful about what he said yesterday in his speech on the U.S. economy to the House Financial Services Committee.
Heidi N. Moore
Mar 1, 2012 Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has been testifying in front of Congress this week - and he's been asked about everything but the economy.
Feb 28, 2012 Gas prices have risen quickly in the past month, but reductions in consumer spending and the payroll tax cut are helping to offset the costs.
Feb 28, 2012 The Federal Reserve's policy of low interest rates allows the government to borrow money at little cost. But analysts predict it's just a matter of time before interest rates shoot back up.
Feb 27, 2012 Over the weekend Newt Gingrich stumped in front of signs that promised gas at $2 .50 a gallon. Is such a world even possible today?
Feb 27, 2012 How do gas prices affect our short-term decisions in driving, or our longer-term decisions in purchasing vehicles? Fortune magazine's Allan Sloan looks at previous trends.
May 1, 2012 Behavioral economist Sendhil Mullainathan puts into perspective why we shouldn't be too angry over rising gas prices.