Starbucks is joining the growing number of coffee brands hiking up prices due to a worldwide coffee shortage. The coffee supply has been tight this year due to drought and disease, so when will consumers see relief in prices?
Global oil prices could go up by $15 per barrel in about 10 years, if the Middle East doesn't invest more in its oil fields, the International Energy Agency says. The IEA also reports the world may find itself more reliant on Middle East investment for shale oil production.
A rise in US oil production has helped keep gas prices lower, but perhaps not as low as US drivers expected.
As President Obama meets with the Saudi king in Riyadh Friday, he is almost certain to discuss the Ukraine crisis and how to respond. Could the US and Saudi Arabia coordinate a release of oil that would punish Russia's energy-dominated economy?
The crisis in Ukraine has stirred support for expanded energy exports that could counter Russia's oil and gas leverage. How might expanding oil and gas exports impact US consumers?
Winter storm Janus brings shivering cold and heavy snow to much of the Northeast Wednesday, causing a spike in demand for natural gas. Spot prices in the Northeast are already hitting record levels, and the cost of winter storm Janus may eventually trickle down to consumers.