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  • The dollar: Not so dead yet, after all

     
    Finally, the dollar is getting a bounce. But will it last? The battered greenback rallied against a host of other currencies on Wednesday, reacting in part to renewed fears that Greece’s debt woes could trigger a new financial crisis in......
  • Oil tumbles as U.S. supplies rise and demand falls

     
    Energy prices led a renewed plunge in commodities Wednesday after government data showed rising U.S. crude oil and gasoline inventories -- and weaker demand. A fresh surge in the dollar also knocked many raw materials prices for a loop by......
  • California gasoline prices fall but U.S. average still rising

     
    California gasoline prices may be headed sharply lower in the coming weeks to the $3.50-to-$3.75-a-gallon range, analysts said, but perhaps not quickly enough to give motorists confidence about the summer driving season. Retail gasoline prices in...
  • Portugal gets its bailout; Greece remains the bigger worry

     
    Europe’s government debt crisis eased a bit Monday as euro-zone finance ministers approved a $111-billion bailout for Portugal. The deal, as expected, will provide the struggling country with loans over three years from European Union funds and from...
  • Gas Prices Fall Going Into Memorial Day Weekend

     
    As of this morning, the average regular gas price stood at $3.84 a gallon nationally, according to the AAA. While still high, it???s a far cry from the year???s high of $3.98 a gallon, which we saw nationally on May......
  • Gasoline prices continue to fall around the U.S.

     
    Retail gasoline prices are continuing to fall across the nation but the cost of a fill-up remains extremely high, particularly in the nation's most populous urban areas. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California fell to......
  • Gasoline and oil prices fall as Saudi Arabia moves to boost production

     
    Pump prices continued to fall in California and across the U.S. and the trend should continue, analysts said, after the world's biggest oil producer took steps Friday to boost its exports. Saudi Arabia may increase its oil output by as......
  • S&P cuts Greece's debt rating to CCC, sees default risk rising 'significantly'

     
    Credit rating firm Standard & Poor's cut Greece's debt grade to CCC on Monday, the lowest of any rated country, citing a "significantly higher likelihood of one or more defaults" by the Greek government. S&P’s cut in Greece’s rating, from........
  • Consumer prices increased 0.2% in May, adding to inflation concerns

     
    Consumer prices increased 0.2% in May as inflation spread from food and energy costs into the rest of the economy, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. The jump in the broad Consumer Price Index was less than in April and the......
  • Judging the Fed: Key market and economic indicators last November and now

     
    After spending $600 billion to buy more Treasury bonds since November, what does the Federal Reserve have to show for it? As Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke holds his news conference Wednesday (see it live here), here is a look......
  • Bond yields surge in Europe as 'contagion' fears spread

     
    Europe's debt crisis is going from bad to worse -- again. Investors dumped government bonds of Portugal, Ireland, Italy and Spain on Wednesday, driving market yields up sharply, after Moody’s Investors Service late Tuesday slashed Portugal’s...
  • China raises interest rates for third time this year to tackle inflation

     
    China raised its benchmark interest rates for the third time this year in a clear move to tackle inflation, which hit a 34-month high in May. The People's Bank of China said Wednesday it hiked the rates by 0.25 percentage......