gas prices

Gas Prices Decline for Fifth Week Running

For over a month now, gasoline prices have slowly backed off in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The damage from Harvey was substantial in the Houston area and precipitated some ...
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Gas Prices Rise Above $3 in Large California Cities

As oil trades around $50 a barrel, its recent price increase has had an effect on gasoline prices. In California, where the price of an average gallon of regular is ...
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Americans Spend Less on Transportation Than in 1989

In December 1989, the U.S. average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $0.98. That had risen to $2.23 a gallon by December of 2016. Adjusted for inflation, ...
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Gasoline Prices Drop With Autumn Leaves

Following a period when tropical storms threatened then hit the U.S. Gulf Coast, sending gasoline prices higher, pump prices now have fallen for the second consecutive week, dropping an average ...
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US Gasoline Prices Ease After Harvey, Irma

Average gasoline prices have dropped in 45 of 50 states, with the national average declining nearly five cents a gallon to $2.60 in the first weekly drop since damage from ...
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Florida Gas Prices Top $2.70

Gas prices in certain areas of Florida have surged above $2.70 for an average gallon of regular. At some stations, the prices are much higher. Although local officials have taken ...
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Average Gas Prices Rise Above $2 In Every State

Just a few weeks ago, several states had gas prices at or below $2. That is no longer the case as prices in the states with the least expensive average ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Gasoline prices have started to rise due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey. In some areas, they rose as much as 10 cents in a day. Lock-downs of refineries probably ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) and Adidas will release a smartwatch aimed at market leader Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). Fitbit has been troubled by spotty sales since its IPO. Its shares trade ...
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Why US Gas Prices Are on the Decline

U.S. gasoline prices reached a two-month peak of $2.361 last week and have been drifting lower to average $2.35 a gallon for regular fuel Monday morning. Crude oil prices remained ...
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Gas Prices Climb to Highest Level in Eight Weeks

Summer is winding down, but gasoline prices are not. They are rising in 46 states, lifting the national average to $2.35 per gallon Monday, the highest level since June, according ...
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Why You Are Paying 50 Cents a Gallon More for Premium Gas

Looking back over the period between 1995 and about 2015, the difference in the pump price for a gallon of regular gas and a gallon of premium was about 20 ...
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Gas Prices Spike Up on Venezuela Anxiety and High Oil Supply

Falling inventories, stable rig counts and now a potential crisis in Venezuela all combined last week to push up gasoline prices across much of the United States. As of Monday ...
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Drivers Pay Extra to Fill Up in Wrong States

The number of U.S. summer travelers planning a trip of more than 500 miles this year is expected to set a new record. Most of those travelers will be crossing ...
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Gasoline Prices Climbing, but Price Spike Unlikely to Be Sustained

Gasoline prices are rising along with summer temperatures, as the price of fuel rose two cents to $2.28 per gallon Monday, according to gas-price website GasBuddy. Motorists in 42 states ...
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