Usually oil and gas prices tend to move together, but prices have diverged for the second time since the start of last summer.
Monday's West Virginia mine explosion, the worst since 1984, has caused more fatalities than all US coal-mine fatalities last year.
On Monday, oil prices reached a new high for the year – a sign of growing confidence that economic activity is recovering. But high prices could put a squeeze on the economy.
The Tiger Woods press conference Monday was a key step in rehabilitating the athlete's image as a corporate pitchman. But he still faces other tests.
Amid confusing – and often seemingly contradicting – economic indicators, a simple explanation for what's going on in the economy is that the real estate market is de-leveraging. And that takes time.
The great recession hit sales of baseball tickets hard. But with signs that the economy is improving, there's cautious optimism for MLB opening day and beyond.
Some 1,100 communities are vying for a network that delivers high-speed Internet access, courtesy of Google – though most aren't sure exactly what benefits it will deliver.
A former car salesman offers the best formula for getting a great deal on a new car.
Bulk grocery shopping is meant to save money, but consumers in search of savings can wind up spending more if they're not careful.
Here are four classic mistakes consumers make when using credit cards.
Shareholder groups aim to keep a lid on companies’ political spending in the wake of Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission, a case in which the Supreme Court eased restrictions on corporate campaign spending.
To avoid economic malaise, President Obama will have to choose wealth creation over distribution.
The latest surveys of small businesses in Main Street America, the outlook for an economic recovery is dim.
Repealing or seriously revising the Depression-era New Deal legislation would benefit today's economy.
Does it violate the US Constitution to force Americans to buy health insurance as part of healthcare reform?
Hunting for Easter eggs is fun. But that's not what financial responsibility is all about.
Warehouse clubs like Costco or Sam's Club are designed to encourage purchases. But there are ways to avoid buying too much.