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Inflation hits 17-year high

Aug 14, 2008
The July Consumer Price Index rose more than expected, as the average weekly earnings fell in the same month. But how does that mesh with plummeting home prices? Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Economy, Food, Housing, Oil, Retail

Offshore drilling proposal gains ground

Aug 13, 2008
A group of Senate moderates are in agreement about a proposal that would allow some offshore drilling. John Dimsdale has details on the compromise plan and talked with a few experts about it.
Posted In: Oil

Russian petro-confidence seen in war

Aug 11, 2008
How will the war in Georgia affect Europe, which gets 25 percent of its oil from Russia? Host Kai Ryssdal turns to a European and Eurasian expert to find out.
Posted In: Oil, Russia

Georgia conflict could hurt oil

Aug 11, 2008
Heavy fighting in Georgia could do damage to a crucial oil pipeline supplying Western Europe. Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard about why the pipeline is important and why it's so vulnerable.
Posted In: Oil

Oil could reach much, much higher

Aug 8, 2008
Oil may be down at the moment, but in a study out today, a British energy expert is warning crude oil prices could swoop back up to recent highs. Stephen Beard reports the world could be facing an oil crisis very soon.
Posted In: Oil

Gas highs don't benefit station owners

Aug 7, 2008
You would think that as gas prices continue to climb, gas station owners would be raking it in. But times are just as tough on the side managing the pump. Alisa Roth reports many station owners are just getting by.
Posted In: Oil

Corn prices pop ADM's ethanol profits

Aug 6, 2008
Rising costs have driven Archer Daniels Midland, the world's largest grain processor, to plan a move away from corn as the primary component in its ethanol production. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Food, Oil

Heating oil risks in hurricane season

Aug 6, 2008
The price of oil may change on the Energy Department's reserve report this morning. But Nancy Marshall Genzer explains how heating oil prices differ from gas and the potential purchasing risks in hurricane season.
Posted In: Oil

Exploring an era of oil extremes

Aug 6, 2008
The price of crude has reached record per barrel highs just to make sudden startling drops. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks these market extremes with Raymond Learsy, who's written a book about oil and its trends.
Posted In: Books, Oil

Drawing lines in the Arctic snow

Aug 6, 2008
British scientists have unveiled a new Arctic map today with hopes of pointing out where some countries may be overstepping their claim to land. Janet Babin reports what's so valuable that they're fighting over.
Posted In: Oil

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