Jul 8, 2013 Trains increasingly carry crude from oil fields in the middle of the U.S. to refineries on the coasts.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 3, 2013 As Egypt grapples with political unrest, many economic analysts are worried about the price of oil. But Egypt's Suez Canal isn't as important as you'd think.
Jun 28, 2013 Amazon is rolling out a new online platform for fan fiction, that is, original stories that use famous characters from TV and movies.
Jun 25, 2013 The president spent much of his speech on climate change focused on the economy.
Jun 17, 2013 A year of unrest and civil war has created a new opportunity for private citizens in Syria to earn money with makeshift oil refineries.
Jun 14, 2013 Didn't get enough of our coverage of the consumer economy? Here's a list of books and articles our reporters and producers went to to get answers about how and why we spend.
Jun 10, 2013 Concerns over Orwellian surveillance and Big Brother provides a literary boost.
Jun 4, 2013 Alaskans are worried that a cut to oil taxes could ruin the state budget. BP credits the tax break for spurring new investments in the North Slope oil field.
May 30, 2013 The boom in U.S. oil production has disrupted global oil’s pecking order and caused fractures inside the once all-powerful OPEC.