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America's 10 Best Summer Road Trips for 2015

With gas prices predicted to remain at travel-tempting lows, 2015 is destined to be the summer of the road trip. Around the country, new additions are spicing up classic routes, and important anniversaries are being celebrated along dedicated drives. Show More Summary

Dam Holding Back Energy Dealmaking Will Burst by 2016, Energy Bankers Say

By Mark Druskoff and Hana Askren The oil and gas sector could see some big M&A toward the end of this year or the beginning of 2016, said panelists at the Mergermarket Energy Forum in Houston last week. Price stability, at any level, will be the main catalyst for both buyers and [...]

?What's driving high gas prices in California?

State has highest gas prices in the country despite low price of crude oil, leading some to question actions of oil refineries

GOP navigates the new politics of energy abundance

By James Oliphant OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans have had to watch from the sidelines as the Obama White House has taken political credit for America's unexpected energy boom and tumbling gas prices. Now it has left their presidential candidates scrambling for a way to reclaim leadership on an issue the party once seemed to own. Show More Summary

Memorial Day Weekend Gas Prices at Lowest Point Since 2009

The average retail gas price on May 18 was nearly a dollar lower than on the same day last year

More Memorial Day weekend drivers, but lower gas prices Various state gasoline excise taxes, other fees, affect pump prices

More than 37 million Americans are expected to hit the roads this Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start of summer and its associated vacation travel. AAA says the number of people taking a trip this long holiday weekend is expected to be the most for the holiday since 2005. Show More Summary

Afternoon Coffee: Gas Prices to Spike to 2015 High This Weekend, Walmart Releases New Food Supplier Guidelines

Categories: Accounts Payable Tags: General News This weekend is expected to be a very busy one for travel, and drivers hitting the road will likely see a slight increase in gasoline prices. And, Walmart released new policies for its food suppliers today, asking them to follow stricter animal welfare and antibiotic use guidelines. Show More Summary

Memorial Day Travelers Unlikely to Be Deterred by Rising Gas Prices

4 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

AAA predicts that 33 million Americans will hit the road this weekend, the highest number for the holiday since 2005, despite creeping fuel costs.

For $7,500, This 1996 VW Passat TDI Has Miles To Go Before It Sleeps

4 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A 2011 University of Arizona study found that 71% of gas pump handles contain germs closely associated with illness. Blech! Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe VW Passat is a TDI and has an incredible range that’ll allow you germaphobes to pass lots of pumps. That is of course, if its price doesn’t make you sick. Read more...

How Long Until A Hybrid Car Actually Saves Me Money?

Because common sense is more common than you might think, sales of hybrid cars are down now that gas prices have fallen as well. That makes sense. Yet there are some circumstances where it makes sense to buy a hybrid car, even when fuel costs are low. How do you know if that includes your situation? The government is … [More]

Trends Driving Our $21 Price Estimate For Freeport-McMoRan

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. is a diversified natural resources company which mainly produces copper, in addition to crude oil, natural gas, and their by-products. The company’s stock price had been under pressure over the past few months largely due to the subdued pricing environments for both copper and crude oil. Show More Summary

This Should Be A Summer Of Moderate Gasoline Prices

You've probably noticed that the price of unleaded gasoline has inched up over the past few weeks. That's typical gas price behavior as Memorial Day approaches, and motorists set off on summer vacations. The good news, according to a Purdue University researcher, is that gas prices this summer ought to be [...]

Economic Hope Crashes By Most Since 2013 Government Shutdown

Consumer Comfort is now the lowest it has been since Dec 2014 as Bloomberg's sentiment index continues to track the pain of higher gas prices better than the gain of higher stock prices. This is the biggest 6-week plunge in sentiment since Oct 2013. Show More Summary

Renewables Are Disruptive to Coal and Gas

Over the last 5 years, the price of new wind power in the US has dropped 58% and the price of new solar power has dropped 78%. That’s the conclusion of investment firm Lazard Capital. The key graph is here (here’s a version with US grid prices marked). Lazard’s full report is here. Utility-scale solar […]

This January quote from Obama may have crushed the hopes economists had for the US economy (USO, OIL)

Consumers are not spending the savings they've gotten from low gas prices. This has puzzled many economists, who had seen the savings as a sort of tax break that would lead consumers to splurge on other goods. And there may be one reason...Show More Summary

GOLDMAN: Maybe this explains the 'puzzling' lack of consumer spending

Economists spent much of the latter half of 2014 and the early part of 2015 jazzed about crashing oil prices. Their thought was that the related plunge in gas prices would translate into all sorts of discretionary spending by the American consumer. Show More Summary

Goldman "Solves" The Lack Of Cheap Gas Consumption "Puzzle" - Spending Set To Rise... Just As Gas Prices Surge

Goldman, as well as everyone else, was dead wrong when it predicted that the tumbling gas prices are "unambiguously good" and would unleash a wave of spending unseen since the Lehman collapse - because all those "gas savings" had toShow More Summary

Walmart Misses Earnings; Blame It On Stagnant Sales

As expected, Walmart’s first-quarter earnings were below analysts’ projections. A kitchen sink’s worth of reasons were cited for the miss: the strong dollar, employee wage increases, consumer wallet tightening, lower gas prices, and weakness in its ecommerce business. The truth is a lot simpler – Walmart has a sales problem. The [...]

Lessons of the Move from Hybrids Back to SUVs

The shift in consumer attitudes from the purchase of hybrid vehicles back to large and gas guzzling SUVs due to the recent drop in gas prices demonstrates that mass behaviors that lead to a sustainable and renewable economy will not come from a simple desire to protect the environment. read more

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