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With gas prices down, we're buying more SUVs

Nov 4, 2014
Car buyers are impulsive, but not necessarily 'dumb.'
Posted In: crude oil, gas prices, consumer spending, consumer behavior
A customer pumps gas at a Chevron station over the summer in Mill Valley, California. The GAO recently endorsed the export of U.S. petroleum, saying it will help drive down gas prices.

Yes, U.S. oil exports would cut gas prices. Probably.

Oct 22, 2014
It's hard to know where prices will be a year from now
Posted In: gas prices, big oil, exports, U.S. exports
BP's oil refinery complex continues it's 24-hour production of petroleum and gas at Grangemouth in central Scotland. Projections for oil demand are the lowest since 2009.

Weak demand for oil is sign of weak global economy

Oct 14, 2014
What does weak demand for oil say about the overall economy?
Posted In: gas prices, Oil, international energy agency, global economy

You may see $3 a gallon for gas in your lifetime

Sep 16, 2014
The global glut of oil is pushing gasoline prices down.
Posted In: gas prices, fracking, gasoline

It's still summer, but gas prices haven't spiked

Aug 25, 2014
Gas prices often rise just in time for summer road trips, but not this year.
Posted In: gas prices
BART

Here comes yet another increase in transit fares

Jul 4, 2014
We look at where transit fare increases are and why operating costs are rising.
Posted In: Transit, gas prices

Your gas bill will rise under new rules (but by how much?)

Mar 29, 2013
Oil companies say new EPA rules on sulfur levels in gas will increase prices several cents a gallon, but higher refining costs could play out many ways.
Posted In: gas prices, gas, Environment, EPA

Though February prices rise, inflation worries don't

Mar 14, 2013
The producer price index -- prices received by U.S. companies -- rose 0.7 percent last month, its largest uptick in five months. Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains what's behind the rise and whether the U.S. should be worried about inflation.
Posted In: inflation, gas prices

As gas prices rise, consumers take their foot off the pedal

Feb 22, 2013
The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is up to $3.78, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
Posted In: gas, gas prices, consumer behavior, Retail

Why gas prices vary from station to station

Feb 20, 2013
Gas prices have risen 45 cents in the past month, but one gas station owner says he isn't making much profit from it.
Posted In: gas prices, gasoline

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