U.S. crude oil prices dove below $40 a barrel for the first time since the 2009 financial crisis, notching their longest weekly losing streak in 29 years.
The biggest hurdle to a stronger economy is the lackluster wage growth during the current recovery, according to Bloomberg economist Richard Yamarone.
Retail gasoline prices in Midwest states have jumped as much as 33 cents and could top $3 a gallon soon after the unexpected shutdown of a key refinery.
The average price of a gallon of gas fell 11 cents in the past two weeks, pulled down by the ongoing slump in crude oil prices, the Lundberg survey shows.
As drivers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with big cuts in spending and employment.
Consumer confidence fell to its lowest level since September. Consumers are worried about the job market and rattled by events in Greece and China.
The average price of gasoline has dropped a penny over the past two weeks to $2.82 a gallon -- 76 cents below the year-ago price.
U.S. drivers took advantage of low gas prices caused by a drop in oil prices, traveling a record number of miles in the first five months of the year.
Consumer prices rose for a fifth straight month in June as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods increased.
Getting a lower price on gas for filling out a survey sounds great in principle, but do the economics really work in your favor?
Consumption of gasoline in the United States is surging according to estimates prepared by the Energy Information Administration.
A stronger economy, rising consumer confidence and cheap gasoline will likely have Americans traveling in big numbers this Independence Day.
If given the choice, would you rather get gas 'points' as a reward for grocery shopping -- or just get more money in your pocket immediately?
The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose 4 cents from two weeks ago to $2.84 a gallon, the highest since Nov. 21, a survey shows.
The economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of heavy snowfalls and a resurgent dollar, but activity has rebounded modestly.
Memorial Day procrastinators needn't fear: There are gallons of cheap gas and plenty of cheap hotel rooms to help your last-ditch efforts.
Gas prices will be at lowest summertime level since at least 2009 — and possibly the lowest since 2005, when gas averaged $2.33 a gallon May-to-September.
Thanks to lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel for Memorial Day, the most since 2005.
U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level in four months, knocked down by a slowdown in hiring.
Motorists made the most of low gasoline prices by driving record miles in the first two months of the year, according to government data released Thursday.
Consumer prices rose for a second straight month in March as the cost of gasoline and shelter increased.