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  • Gasoline prices still falling but remain far ahead of 2010 levels

     
    Gasoline price drops were accelerating Wednesday during the last days of the summer driving season, which is usually a time when they are on the rise. The average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. fell to......
  • Europe's summer surprise: A stronger economy

     
    Europe’s government-debt crisis helped send global financial markets plummeting in May. Now, the surprise of the summer is that the continent’s economy hasn’t fallen off a cliff. In fact, it’s showing unexpected strength. New data to that effect...
  • Gold falls to three-month low as economy jitters fade

     
    Gold’s price tumbled Tuesday, driving the metal to its lowest level since late April, as investors continued to take a brighter view of the global economy -- and of risk-taking. Gold futures for August delivery slumped $25.10, or 2.1%, to......
  • EGYPT: Food prices rise again ahead of Ramadan

     
    As Egyptians welcome Ramadan this week, their spiritual harmony may be tested by the rise in food prices that has taken place immediately before the start of the Muslim holy month. A report by the Consumers' Protection Agency highlighted a......
  • Proposition 23: Would it worsen gas-price shocks?

     
    California’s 2006 global-warming law would save the state’s consumers as much as $670 per household in 2020, in the event of a global surge in the price of crude oil, according to a report released Monday by economists for alternative-energy......
  • Avoca officials still project deficit budget, but gap could shrink

     
    A projected budget deficit in Avoca School District 37 has shrunk by about $6,000, a district official said Thursday. In July, the district was looking …...
  • Consumer Confidential: Holiday sales, food prices, VW recall

     
    Here's your mo'-money Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Merry Christmas. Retailers are already kicking the holiday season into gear. Christmas merchandise has been at Costco stores since Sept. 1 and will begin showing up on......
  • Gasoline prices on track for a record year of pain at the pump

     
    U.S. motorists are on pace to spend $491 billion for gasoline this year, the most ever. Fuel prices have been rising again because of expensive crude oil and increased exports of gasoline and diesel to other countries. Although gasoline prices......
  • Retail gasoline prices at an all-time post-Labor Day high

     
    Gasoline prices are at an all-time high for the week following Labor Day and the end of the traditional summer driving season. The average price of regular gasoline in California was $3.946 a gallon, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge......
  • Inflation: Consumer prices up 3.8% from a year ago, biggest rise since 2008

     
    On a day when the Federal Reserve is busy working with other major central banks to keep the European financial system from imploding, the Fed got some bad news on the economic homefront: U.S. consumer prices were up more than......
  • You feel poorer because you are: U.S. household net worth slips

     
    It’s understandable if Americans feel poorer. It’s because they are. The net worth of American households decreased nearly 0.3% in the second quarter as the value of their homes and stock portfolios slumped, according to data released Friday...
  • Gasoline prices remain far above 2010 levels

     
    Retail gasoline prices are falling, but at rates that are difficult to notice, especially in California. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California dropped just 1.6 cents a gallon in the past week....