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Oil prices fell. The price of gas? Not so much.

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Prices for gas at an Exxon gas station on Capitol Hill are seen March 14, 2022 in Washington, DC. The cost of gasoline continues to rise across the globe and in the United States due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and continued inflation associated with the global pandemic. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 14: Prices for gas at an Exxon gas station on Capitol Hill are seen March 14, 2022 in Washington, DC. The cost of gasoline continues to rise across the globe and in the United States due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and continued inflation associated with the global pandemic. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Win McNamee/Getty Images

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Oil prices soared, then dropped. But gasoline is still expensive. Why?

by Lily Jamali Mar 15, 2022
A barrel of crude topped $130 last week and now sells for less than $100. Gas prices follow oil quickly on the way up, slowly on the way down.

Why you should pay attention to diesel prices

by Matt Levin Mar 15, 2022
Even if you're filling up with regular unleaded, rising diesel costs will find a way to your pocketbook.

What would happen if Russia defaults on its debt?

by Sabri Ben-Achour Mar 15, 2022
"The long-term implications are severe," one expert says, and can scare away foreign investors.

High gas prices haven't prompted a spike in EV sales. Besides, there's still an EV shortage.

by Andy Uhler Mar 15, 2022
Analysts expect drivers to switch sooner or later. But pump prices alone won't drive them to.
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by Kirsten Grind and Katherine Sayre Mar 15, 2022
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