Keep the Money and the Jobs at Home by Buying American Products

All homeowners want to do their remodeling projects as inexpensively as possible—that’s just common sense. Traditionally, this meant buying products and materials made overseas. But it looks like a change in American attitudes is taking place, according to a survey conducted by Consumer Reports. More than 60 percent of all respondents said they would spend […]

States finding tough climate for gas tax proposals

From FOXNews.com | Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. – As if gas prices weren’t high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous. Maryland’s governor is proposing a phased-in 6 percent sales tax […]

States finding tough climate for gas tax proposals

From FOXNews.com | Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. – As if gas prices weren’t high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous. Maryland’s governor is proposing a phased-in 6 percent sales tax […]

Gas Prices Could Hit $5 by Summer

By: CNBC As the average gas price nationwide climbs towards $ 4 a gallon, analysts and energy experts are forecasting that prices could hit the $ 5 mark at the pumps this summer. Rising gas prices could set the economy back. Crude prices surged last year, causing prices at the pump to shoot up. This […]

Ron Paul Confronts Bernanke: “Do You Buy Your Own Groceries?”

By Steve Watson, Infowars.com GOP presidential candidate Ron paul took a break from campaigning today and diverted his attention back to his role on the House Financial Services Committee with the semiannual visit of Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke. In a scathing opening statement, Paul went on the offensive against the Fed: “What we are […]

Oil prices are rising, a gallon is now $3.65 nationally

By Chris Kahn, Associated Press – DesertNews.com NEW YORK — Oil prices are approaching last year’s highs as tensions increase over Iran’s nuclear program. The rise pushed gasoline prices on Friday to a national average of $ 3.65 per gallon, the highest ever for this time of year. Western nations fear Iran is building a […]

Soaring gas prices are giving drivers a new round of pain at the pump

The average price for a gallon of gas in the LA-Long Beach area has jumped to $4.25 a gallon, which is up six cents from Thursday, and 25 cents from a week ago. Prices in the Southland are as high as $5.09 at a Chevron station in downtown Los Angeles, while Burbank’s Fleet Fueling is […]

10 Places Where a Gallon of Gas Is More Expensive Than in the U.S.

If it’s been a while since you filled up, you might be in for a rude awakening the next time you visit the gas station. Prices have been rising steadily in the past few weeks on skyrocketing crude oil prices; the cost of a gallon of regular gas stands at $3.57, up 19 cents from […]

Price Shock: Watch Cost of Gas Jump 10 Cents During ABC’s ‘World News’ Broadcast

By Sarah Amos, ABCNews.com The headlines of major newspapers and TV networks this week have been dominated by rising gas prices. Drivers across the country have shared their stories on the cost – with many already paying more than $ 4 a gallon at the pump. There have even been reports of gas prices rising […]

Stocks Close Flat; Dow Briefly Tops 13,000

By: JeeYeon Park, CNBC.com Stocks finished narrowly mixed in choppy trading Tuesday, pressured by steep oil prices and as investors were quick to book profits following a deal announcement in Greece. The Dow briefly broke through the key 13,000 level for the first time since May 2008, but failed to close above the milestone. The […]