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There are many factors involved in the fluctuation of oil prices.

Why oil prices move up and down so much

Feb 26, 2015
Predicting global supply and demand is enormously complicated
Posted In: oil prices, traders, data, oil markets

UPS and FedEx increase fuel surcharge – because they can

Feb 3, 2015
Opposite of a price war: Despite cheaper fuel costs, shipping companies charge more.
Posted In: UPS, fedex, oil prices, shipping costs
Can an air-thin price increase even be felt at the pump? A customer at a San Francisco service station.

Looking for meaning in a fractional gas price increase

Jan 27, 2015
For first time in four months, an average gallon goes up – from $2.033 to $2.038.
Posted In: oil prices, gas prices
Lou Brazils fills his tank this week at a gas station in Dellwood, Missouri.

Oil prices tank, we save billions

Jan 20, 2015
In more than half the states, gas is selling for less than $2 a gallon.
Posted In: crude oil, oil prices
Tankers are berthed beside an oil terminal in Southampton, England.

Oil traders are hedging their bets

Jan 20, 2015
One strategy: Buying oil then storing it in tankers until prices go back up.
Posted In: oil prices, oil tankers, traders
A gas station customer in Miami.

Texan winks, plays 'let's make a deal' with customers

Jan 12, 2015
Houston furniture dealer ties a tidy potential refund to the price of oil.
Posted In: oil prices, gas prices, Houston, furniture dealers
A statue-like euro logo stands in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

For Europe, cheap oil is all boon and little bust

Jan 7, 2015
Europe has deflation fears, but falling prices caused by cheap oil are a stimulus.
Posted In: deflation, oil prices, europe economy
At the gas pump  in Miami.

Are low oil prices an opening for a carbon tax?

Jan 5, 2015
If a tax is not imposed on carbon-dioxide emissions, gas is artificially underpriced.
Posted In: oil prices, carbon tax, gas prices
Olive oil.

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

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