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Mega-Commuting Could Hit Your Wallet Hard

Mega-Commuting Could Hit Your Wallet HardJupiterimages/Thinkstock(SUITLAND, Md.) -- The Census Bureau has dubbed nearly 600,000 workers who have one-way commutes of at least 90 minutes and travel 50 miles or more “mega-commuters” in their annual American Community Survey released ...

National Gas Prices Climbing; Ohio Catches a Break at the Pump

National Gas Prices Climbing; Ohio Catches a Break at the PumpJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- New figures out Monday show we're paying more for gas, but not everyone is seeing gas prices spike right now.  While much of the country deals with increasing gas prices (the national average is up four cent...

Stocks Advance to Five-Year Highs; Gas Prices Still Climbing

Stocks Advance to Five-Year Highs; Gas Prices Still ClimbingSteve Jones/ABC News Radio(NEW YORK) -- As Wall Street trading resumed after the three-day Presidents Day weekend, rumblings about several corporate deals that could be on the way sent the Dow and S&P stock indices up to new five-year highs. T...

Gas Prices Skyrocket Across Country

Gas Prices Skyrocket Across Country(NEW YORK) -- Gas prices have shot up by almost 50 cents per gallon in the last month and prices are continuing to skyrocket across the country. Drivers in California are paying a whopping $5 for a gallon of gas, while the average price nationwide is a...

Gas Prices Spike Again

Gas Prices Spike AgainJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Drivers are shocked to see that gas prices are up once again. The average price for a gallon of gas has increased 25 cents in just two weeks, and the Energy Department says Americans are paying $3.61 a gallon on ...

Gas Prices Remain Steady

Gas Prices Remain SteadyJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Across the country, the weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas hasn't budged in three weeks. It's remained at $3.30, up less than a penny from the previous week, according to the Department of Energy.&nb...

Gas Prices Remain Flat

Gas Prices Remain FlatJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The government reports the average price of gas has remained steady across the country in the past week -- but not everywhere.While the national prices for regular unleaded remains at $3.30 per gallon -- the same...

Average Gas Prices Up Four Cents

Average Gas Prices Up Four CentsComstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Across the country, the price of regular unleaded has risen four cents in the past week.  The Energy Department says the biggest increase came in the Lower Atlantic where drivers have seen prices increase 7 cents...

Gas Prices Down 10 Cents

Gas Prices Down 10 CentsJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Gas prices are the lowest they've been all year. The Energy Department says nationwide, on average we're paying 10 cents less for a gallon of regular unleaded than we were a week ago.Oil Price Information Service...

Gas Prices Down Nearly 5 Cents

Gas Prices Down Nearly 5 CentsJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) --  The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.35, down nearly 5 cents compared to a week ago, according to the Department of Energy.  This price is still up 6 cents from a year ago. Th...

BP Suspended from Government Contracts

BP Suspended from Government ContractsJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- BP is being temporarily suspended from government contracts due to its “lack of business integrity,” according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).The corporation pleaded guilty earlier th...

National Gas Average Falls to $3.43

National Gas Average Falls to $3.43Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Gas prices are continuing on downward trends heading into the Thanksgiving holiday.It's not a huge decline, but gas prices are down two cents more in the past week. The average price of regular unleaded gas is no...

Stocks Close with More Losses

Stocks Close with More LossesHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- As Washington argues about the fiscal cliff, U.S. stock markets had another down day. The Dow closed at 12,570.95, down 185.23 points or 1.45 percent for the day. This was the Dow’s fifth down day in six tradin...

Oil Production Could Make US Energy Independent by 2035

Oil Production Could Make US Energy Independent by 2035Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The news is all good from the International Energy Agency about the United States' energy future.The agency predicted on Monday that the U.S. will become the top producer of oil globally within five years.Furthermore, A...

New Jersey Couple Aids Hunt for Gas with Twitter

New Jersey Couple Aids Hunt for Gas with TwitteriStockphoto/KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images(CHERRY HILL, N.J.) -- Anna Sandler and and husband Michael started the Twitter handle @njgas earlier this year to alert fellow New Jersey residents to cheap gas they spotted in their travels. But after find...

New Jerseyans Enduring Long Lines to Fill Up at Gas Stations

New Jerseyans Enduring Long Lines to Fill Up at Gas StationsMichael Loccisano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Those in New Jersey too young to remember the 1970s were still doomed to repeat one of the worst periods of that decade: long lines for gasoline.With many filling stations rendered inoperable due to power out...

Gas Price Drops as Hurricane Sandy Keeps Drivers off Road

Gas Price Drops as Hurricane Sandy Keeps Drivers off RoadJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The weekly national average gas price fell about 2 cents to $3.57 for a gallon of regular, the Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration reported on Monday, though Hurricane Sandy may affect Eas...

Gas to Fall Below $3 a Gallon Soon?

Gas to Fall Below $3 a Gallon Soon?Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you plan to hit the road for a long drive to see relatives over Thanksgiving, expect a little budgeting help from falling gas prices. In some parts of the U.S., prices have dropped as much as 50 cents a gallon i...

US Oil Production Booming

US Oil Production BoomingComstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A boom in domestic oil production over the past four years has enabled the U.S. to move up to second place behind Saudi Arabia in the list of the world's leading oil producers and it likely won't be long before America ...

Average Gas Price Down 13 Cents

Average Gas Price Down 13 CentsJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.69, down 13 cents compared to a week ago, according to the Department of Energy.   This is the largest national week-over-week decline since Nov...
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