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Oil prices shoot sky-high. Olive oil, that is.

Dec 25, 2014
A lousy crop means high prices. At least for the real thing.
Posted In: Oil, oil prices, olive oil, Greece
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez speaks to journalists ahead of the166th ordinary meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

Will Venezuela default? Investors think so

Dec 23, 2014
Oil, whose price has halved in the past year, accounts for 95 percent of the country’s exports and 45 percent of the government’s budget.
Posted In: venezuela, Oil, oil prices, OPEC

Is cheaper gas an opening for higher gas taxes?

Dec 22, 2014
Many states are running out of money to maintain highways.
Posted In: oil prices, gas taxes, infrastructure
A Hummer stretch limousine in Beverly Hills uses available space to advertise that it is for sale.

These 6 charts show our love affair with cars could be over

Dec 19, 2014
With gas prices down, we're tilting toward bigger cars but still driving less.
Posted In: automobile industry, gas prices, oil prices, suvs

An oilman bets prices will rise, and loses big

Dec 19, 2014
Oil producers are supposed to produce, not speculate.
Posted In: big oil, oil prices, cheap oil
A detailed view of the Goodyear Eagle tires.

A circular argument: How cheap oil affects tire prices

Dec 18, 2014
If oil prices fall, will tires cost less? The answers are far from black and white.
Posted In: tires, Oil, petroleum, oil prices

Farmers feel ripple effects of the oil boom

Dec 18, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks to commercial grain farmer Curt Mowery.
Posted In: farmers, Oil, oil prices
Pumpjacks and wells are at work in an oil field near McKittrick, California.

Who wins and loses as oil prices fall

Dec 9, 2014
The worst-hit countries are small oil producers that depend greatly on the revenue.
Posted In: oil prices, fossil fuels, oil production, gas prices

An oversupply of oil isn't all good

Dec 9, 2014
Too much oil means prices fall, but also oil companies cutting back.
Posted In: BP, big oil, oil prices
: A board outside an exchange office in central Moscow lists foreign-currency rates against the Russian ruble.

Russian ruble suffers huge one-day fall

Dec 2, 2014
What’s a country to do as its currency collapses? Russia basically needs to weather the storm.
Posted In: oil prices, Russia, ruble, us dollar

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