ByA.J. Watkinson: It seems lately energy stocks are getting more and more attention. Natural gas prices are rising, and the recent political turbulence in Russia is keeping crude oil prices elevated near $100 per barrel. And of all the...Show More Summary
From my apartment here in Medellin, Colombia, I can see the sign to a local gas station. The price of gasoline has climbed to $5.20 a gallon -- but there's another price listed just under
By Stock Gamer: Share price of Kodiak Oil & Gas (KOG) has risen by 72% over the past 12 months, significantly outpacing a 19% return for the S&P 500 index. In my view, the shares still offer great value at the this level as it appears...Show More Summary
According to Gas Buddy, you have to go all the way back to 2010 to find a time when drivers paid under $3 for a gallon of gas in the U.S. Given this upward trend in gas prices, it’s no wonder so many people are thinking about ways to improve their vehicle’s gas mileage. Show More Summary
When the wind blows and the sun shines in Germany, electricity prices in the country plummet. Natural gas peaker plants are not needed, as the peaks are erased and they cannot compete with renewables. But the grid still needs a lot of balancing resources during times that renewables dominate. read more
GM's is converting heavy duty Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 pickups to run on compressed natural gas for $9,500, adding to their CNG-capable fleet that already includes their van lineup and soon the Impala sedan. Read more...
Global energy markets are jostling between the return of Libyan crude oil and lingering tensions over Ukraine. It's domestic supply and demand issues, however, that are weighing on U.S. gasoline prices.
Gasoline almost 11 cents more expensive per gallon than a year ago.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics just released March consumer price index data. "Core" inflation — a measure that ignores food and energy prices — unexpectedly accelerated to 1.7% from a year earlier, up from 1.6% in February. Gains were driven by an acceleration in housing prices, which account for a little more than 41% of the whole index. Show More Summary
ByShrideep Murthy: The winter of 2013 was one of the coldest winters that people have experienced in recent times. This cold wave ensured that people stayed indoors and turned on their heaters in full swing. This might have impacted much of the economy on a larger scale and we shall soon find out as the earnings season kicks in. Show More Summary
Because, gas prices.
When it comes to summer gas prices, many American consumers are simply used to paying for it at the pump. Summer is synonymous with families packing into their cars for extended road trips and vacations. But while the price of gas has increased across the country recently – specifically in states like Iowa, Nevada and
ByValue Digger: Introduction When the natural gas was scarce in the US, the natural gas price spiked to more than $14/Mcf and this high price made both Forest Oil (FST) and Quicksilver Resources (KWK) invest big in the natural gas. However, Greek-American George Phydias Mitchell had a different opinion. Show More Summary
Our friends over at Business Insider have been circulating a chart called Welcome to the Terrordome, which depicts an “almost violent decline in solar pricing” globally, to the point where solar beats oil and liquid natural gas in some markets. Show More Summary
Gas prices remain historically high and volatile, and one of the most successful ways automakers and American motorists have adapted is by embracing hybrid technology. Though a few full-size hybrid trucks from GM have been discontinued, 2014 sees as many...
On Saturday, Ukraine told Russia it will not forward any payments on gas to Russia due to the increased price. Andriy Kobolev, chief executive of Ukraine's state-run energy company Naftogaz, said the increased price Russia was demanding for its gas was unjustified and unacceptable. Show More Summary
Lower natural gas prices drove down U.S. proved reserves in 2012, despite notable gains in the Marcellus and Eagle Ford shale gas plays. The decline stopped a 14-year trend of consecutive increases in natural gas reserves, according to newly published estimates. read more
Ukraine is suspending payments to Russia for gas deliveries until the conclusion of price talks, chief executive Andriy Kobolev said on Saturday. State-run