They've dropped 5 cents over the past week and oil is down from $71 to below $60 a barrel. But lower fuel prices may not make an impression on recession-hit consumers.
07/09/2009 01:00 am
By the end of July, it should be clear whether his top legislative initiatives – healthcare reform and climate-change legislation – are on track.
07/01/2009 01:00 am
06/30/2009 01:00 am
Twelve more countries are on the US watch list this year for failing to combat trafficking, as the recession makes workers vulnerable to exploitation.
06/17/2009 01:00 am
Higher US rates signal an economy on the mend, but they could also extend the housing slump and add to the federal debt.
06/02/2009 01:00 am
Most elected Republicans distance themselves from incendiary comments by Limbaugh, Gingrich, and others.
05/30/2009 01:00 am
Minneapolis posts record 6.1 percent monthly decline, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index.
05/26/2009 01:00 am
Prospective buyers hunt for the good stuff amid all the bad debt, anticipating a supersale.
05/06/2009 01:00 am
Economic activity in the US plunged 6.1 percent in the first quarter of this year, but free-fall in consumer spending stopped.
04/29/2009 01:00 am
Obama is to meet this week with banks about card-holder complaints. Congress is weighing a 'bill of rights' for borrowers.
04/21/2009 01:00 am