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Commodity Markets

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  • Gasoline prices should fall further as crude continues to slide

     
    Crude oil prices are on such a slide that they could drop back into the low $80s a barrel, Wall Street analysts said, adding that this could reduce retail gasoline prices to about $3 a gallon nationally and to about......
  • Stocks post strong gains as quarter ends; Dow up 7.2% this year

     
    Wall Street finished the second quarter with a flourish, with stocks rallying strongly for a fourth straight day on renewed hopes the economy will get its mojo back. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 152.92 points, or 1.3%, to close......
  • Gasoline prices are near their bottom, for now, analysts say

     
    Motorists can expect gasoline prices to drift slightly lower over the rest of the summer, but most of the declines around the U.S. that have occurred since May are over, analysts said, as the average for a gallon of regular......
  • Refinery problems fuel U.S. price rise, but California prices are stable

     
    Several refinery problems around the United States were forcing retail gasoline prices up around parts of the country, but California prices were relatively stable Monday. In California, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.780, down...
  • California gasoline is higher, but some states have it worse

     
    Refinery problems plaguing the northeast U.S. and the Great Lakes region are keeping California out of the top five of the nation's worst gasoline prices. California is almost always vying with Alaska and Hawaii for the worst gasoline prices in......
  • Gas and diesel prices rising again; big oil earnings expected

     
    Prices are rising again after consumers experienced only modest decreases in costs in May and June. CA_grph In California, the average price of a gallon of gasoline climbed to $3.817, up from $3.803 a week ago, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report....
  • Occidental's profit soars; BP bounces back

     
    Occidental Petroleum Corp. of Westwood rode a wave of higher oil prices to a net profit of $1.82 billion in the second quarter, up 71% when compared to the same period last year, the company said in an earnings announcement Tuesday....
  • Economy grew at weak 1.3% pace in second quarter

     
    The U.S. economy grew at a weak rate of 1.3% from April through June, another sign that the recovery has faltered dramatically. The Commerce Department also scaled back its estimate of economic growth in the first quarter of the year......
  • Gas prices stable; oil gets no boost from apparent debt agreement

     
    Retail gasoline prices were mostly stable over the last week, and oil on Monday failed to gain any boost from an apparent bipartisan deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling. Weak demand and poor U.S. manufacturing numbers dragged the commodity......
  • With debt deal done, Obama sees need now for new spending on bridges, roads, unemployment

     
    Obama says we must live within our means, but meanwhile we need many new 'investments.'...
  • Oil reaches a 2011 low; gasoline prices should fall

     
    Oil prices have hit new lows for the year following Standard & Poor's downgrade of the U.S. credit rating, but analysts said that there was little good news in the commodity's decline. They likened the situation to an obese man......
  • Oil takes a tumble as Fed declines to offer new stimulus

     
    Crude oil declined below $79 a barrel to its lowest levels since September on the New York Mercantile Exchange, extending the drop after the Federal Reserve pledged to keep interest rates at a record low through mid-2013. U.S. benchmark crude......