Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012 Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
Must-know: An explanation for weak natural gas prices - Yahoo! Finance Part 3 - Why natural gas prices hit $4 on an expected heat wave Oil, Gas, & Consumable Fuels Commodity Markets natural gas prices natural gas 09/3/2014 - 2:04 pm | View Link
Platts: U.K., European Natural Gas Prices Rose in August - Morningstar.com Platts: U.K., European Natural Gas Prices Rose in August - Sacramento Bee 09/3/2014 - 8:56 am | View Link
30 million hit road as gas prices stay low [Orlando Sentinel :: ] - BusinessWeek ... some type of road trip this weekend and low gas prices could be a contributing factor. "There's no doubt that low gas prices helped convince... 09/2/2014 - 12:11 pm | View Link
Gas prices near MIA - Miami Herald I am writing with regard to prices being charged by gas stations near Miami International ... what I see, a last-ditch attempt to hit tourists with 09/2/2014 - 7:12 am | View Link
Sliding prices take a toll on mining profits - The Australian Sliding prices take a toll on mining profits - Geelong Advertiser 09/1/2014 - 4:27 am | View Link
California to Lose 18,000 Jobs in 2015 Due to "Hidden Gas Tax" The only question is how high will the allowance prices be next year and beyond ... According to the analysis, low-income Californians would be hit doubly hard by the "hidden gas tax" because many of these individuals work in the service industries ... 09/16/2014 - 7:51 am | View Link
Fall gas prices likely to hit four-year low: GasBuddy Gasoline prices are likely to be at their lowest in four years when the fall season begins next week. The average U.S. gas price is expected to hit bottom between $3.15 and $3.25 a gallon this fall, GasBuddy analysts project. Prices will sometimes drop ... 09/16/2014 - 7:38 am | View Link
Gas prices hit yearly low, may go lower Gasoline prices are hitting their yearly lows and could go lower, so it wouldn’t hurt to fill up the tank. That’s the word today from AAA of the Miami Valley. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.38 per gallon — the lowest ... 09/16/2014 - 5:51 am | View Link
Gas Prices Hit Lowest Point Since Feb The price at the pump is at it`s lowest point in seven months, nationally. Gas prices fell for the sixth consecutive week, while oil had it`s lowest Friday close since May 2013. `Motorists should continue to see a discount at the pump,` said Mark Jenkins ... 09/15/2014 - 7:42 am | View Link
Gas prices hit seven-month low The price of gas has fallen to its lowest since February. According to AAA, the average price for a gallon of regular gas dropped in the last 4 cents to $3.40 nationally and 4 cents to $3.32 in both Florida and Georgia. In Jacksonville Monday morning, the ... 09/15/2014 - 5:20 am | View Link
CNN/Money: Global gas prices NEW YORK (CNN/Money) – Gasoline prices in the United States, which have recently hit record highs, are actually much lower than in many countries. 09/16/2014 - 8:37 am | View Website
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1973 oil crisis Independently, the OAPEC members agreed to use their leverage over the world price-setting mechanism for oil to stabilise their real incomes by raising world oil ... 09/16/2014 - 2:25 am | View Website
Today's Gas Prices Today's Gas Prices Every day up to 120,000 stations are surveyed to find the average national, state and local prices for gasoline, diesel and E-85. 09/15/2014 - 9:03 pm | View Website
Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update Petroleum & Other Liquids. Crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, diesel, propane, and other liquids including biofuels and natural gas liquids. Natural Gas 09/15/2014 - 4:09 pm | View Website
Tokyo (AFP) - Buyers from China, deprived of the latest iPhone launch at home, were among the first in line Friday in Japan to grab the "6" and its new large-screen cousin as Apple hit back at rivals. A thriving secondary market was emerging hours after the first phones left stores, with mainland China having been left out of the initial global rollout.
The U. S. stock market closed at record highs on Thursday following another piece of good news on the economy.
Fewer Americans filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week, according to the Labor Department.
The Nasdaq composite rose 31.24 points, or 0.7 percent, to 4,593.43.
iFixit, famous breakers of things, were Down Under to scoop up an iPhone 6 Plus as soon as it went on sale. Now, they're teasing the rest of us with a step-by-step liveblog of the teardown process. Read more
Sydney (AFP) - Australia said Friday it is upgrading security at parliament in the face of threats from extremists who are also targeting the prime minister and other leaders, after revelations Islamic State jihadists were plotting "demonstration executions" in the country. Asked about intelligence that he and other senior officials may be attacked, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said: "There is chatter, there has been chatter, amongst these networks of targeting government people."There is no doubt about that.