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How gas prices are affecting Americans

Mar 8, 2012
According to the latest Gallup data, Americans could withstand over $5 a gallon for gasoline before they had to significantly change their buying habits.
Posted In: gas, Oil, 2012 election

Gas prices drop slightly, but could still rise

Mar 6, 2012
The national average for a gallon of gasoline dipped today after about a month of steady increases. At the same time, tension with Iran could push those back up.
Posted In: gas, Oil, Unemployment

Why are we outraged over high gas prices?

Feb 27, 2012
Behavioral economist Sendhil Mullainathan puts into perspective why we shouldn't be too angry over rising gas prices.
Posted In: gas prices, gas, behavioral economics, spending

Could gas really drop to $2.50 a gallon?

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?
Posted In: gas, gas prices, 2012 campaign

Blocking Strait of Hormuz would affect gas prices immediately

Dec 28, 2011
Iran has threatened to block the strait if President Obama signs a bill to impose sanctions to keep it from making nuclear weapons. The impact on oil prices worldwide would be major and immediate.
Posted In: gas, Strait of Hormuz, Iran

Increase your gas mileage: A guide to 'hypermiling'

Sep 13, 2011
On today's show, I gave Kai a lesson on hypermiling, a method of driving that can increase your car's gas mileage and in turn save you from spend...
Posted In: gas, gas mileage, hypermiling, saving gas, saving money

Running low: Truckers buy less diesel

Sep 13, 2011
Truckers are buying less diesel fuel. A study by Ceridian and UCLA found that diesel fuel purchases fell in July and August, meaning there's less...
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Markets up? Wave goodbye to cheap gas

Aug 15, 2011
The price of oil jumped more than two-and-a-half percent today to more than $87 a barrel. The rally in shares on Wall Street, and a report that ...
Posted In: gas, The Breakdown: Markets

What you're saying about high gas prices

May 12, 2011
This final note today, just a bit more on gas prices to end where we started: who's to blame is a moderately hot topic of conversation these days....
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It's happened -- gas at $6 a gallon

Apr 29, 2011
This final note today, in which I promise never to complain about gas prices again. The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports today on a station in Hana...
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