gas prices


A Mobil station in early January in Livonia, Michigan.

Gasoline prices are all over the map

Jan 20, 2015
Why does gas costs about 50 percent more in New York than Missouri? It's complicated.
Posted In: gas station, gas prices, New York, Oil

As consumer prices fall, we may be buying more with less

Jan 14, 2015
Falling gas prices mean people have more money, but are they spending it?
Posted In: retail sales, gas prices, Economy
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
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
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

Lower gas prices, but spending stuck in neutral

Dec 18, 2014
Many people don't believe the low prices will last.
Posted In: gas prices
Prices gases below the $3 sweet spot are displayed on Dec. 8, 2014, in Miami.

Where is your extra gas money going?

Dec 16, 2014
Americans are saving a buck a gallon on gas, giving them much greater spending power.
Posted In: gas prices, Oil, economic stimulus
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen.

How will the Fed respond to plummeting oil prices?

Dec 16, 2014
Cheap oil could make the Fed cautious about raising interest rates. Or not.
Posted In: Oil, gas prices, The Fed, Federal Reserve
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
A woman bundles up against the cold. Cold temperatures are already striking hard in the midwest and northeast parts of the country.

Falling oil won't mean huge savings on home heating

Nov 20, 2014
Winter has got an early grip on the country.
Posted In: polar vortex, winter, oil prices, gas prices, heating