Consumer Spending Has Peaked, MFS Investment's Swanson Says – Bloomberg

Consumer Spending Has Peaked, MFS Investment's Swanson Says<p>Consumer Spending Has Peaked, MFS Investment's Swanson Says<p>Consumer Spending Has Peaked, …

Consumer Spending

60 Reasons Trump Worries About Pump Prices

It is 110 days to the midterms, and you will likely visit the gas station many times between now and then.<p>Hence there’s an all-hands effort to keep a lid on pump prices. Pushed by the tweeter-in-chief, Saudi Arabia has executed a supertanker-size U-turn, pushing barrels back onto the market. …


Florida Republican to Introduce Carbon-Tax Bill

Rep. Carlos Curbelo says plan would replace gasoline tax, generate more revenue for infrastructure<p>A Florida Republican is set to propose a carbon-tax bill in Congress next week, hoping to generate new traction for climate-change efforts in the face of GOP leadership pushing firmly the other way.<p>The …


How Trump is about to send world oil prices soaring even higher

From Asia Times<p>Donald Trump - Caricature<br>(Image by DonkeyHotey) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>From its office in Paris, out of sight of the …

Liberal View

Big crude oil margins should boost U.S. refiner earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. refiners ran full-tilt in the second quarter, fueled by cheap domestic crude and fat margins that should boost earnings, though their heavy activity could eventually saturate the market with gasoline, sapping profits down the road.<p>U.S. independent refiners, including …


SA Reseve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Reserve Bank announced that there will be no changes made to the repurchase rate following their Monetary Policy …

South Africa

Gasoline Alley service road to close permanently July 23: province

As construction continues on the Queen Elizabeth II highway, a service road used to access Gasoline Alley will close next week.<p>In a release issued …

Queen Elizabeth II

AAA: Texas, US retail gasoline prices decline this week

Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices have declined this week.<p>AAA Texas on Thursday reported prices at the pump statewide slipped 3 cents to …


Gas Prices Drift Downward in Texas as Supply Increases

15 minutes ago<p>San Antonio continues to have the lowest gas price in the state, as prices across Texas begin to fall, as we pass the traditional high …

San Antonio

Talk Trump may tap strategic oil reserves raises questions

NEW YORK (AFP) -<p>Reports that President Donald Trump could soon tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in a bid to lower gasoline prices have raised concerns the emergency stockpile is being compromised for political purposes.<p>Constructed in the wake of the 1970s oil shocks, the SPR is spread across …


Llano firefighters completely out of gas

LLANO, Texas – Llano firefighters are asking for gasoline donations after their expected delivery never showed up.<p>Completely out of gas for the fire …


Analysis:Cape Town’s tariffs are at the expense of the working and middle classes

The DA is grabbing deep into the pockets of the working and middle classes in Cape Town, with regressive water and electricity charges that …

News (South Africa)

1,800 acres burned by CR 308 brush fire in Llano County

The Llano County Office of Emergency Management says that the second large fire in the area, the CR 308 Fire, has burned approximately 1,800 …


Prices at pump make big jump in Churchill

OTTAWA — Gasoline prices in Churchill have again spiked, with bureaucrats scrambling to extend a fuel subsidy that expired Wednesday, sending pump …

Canadian News

L.A. County Gas Price Drops For Sixth Consecutive Day

1 hour ago<p>LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped a half-cent today to $3.658, …


HC asks Centre to take PIl on petrol price as representation

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wenesday directed the Centre to treat as a representation a PIl seeking the sale of petrol and …

Oil & Gas Industry

Oil prices mixed as producers adding more oil while US gasoline stocks drop

Oil prices were mixed on Thursday as the market struggled to digest signs of strong gasoline demand in the United States, the world's biggest …


Chesco Man Tried To Light Ex-Girlfriend's Cat On Fire: Report

The man reportedly doused the cat with gasoline and had a match at the ready when the cat fought free free.<p>COATESVILLE, PA — A Chester County man …

Animal Abuse

Taxes may not curb stubborn transportation carbon emissions

Taxing U.S. carbon emissions with an escalating levy that starts as high as $73-per-ton would have a pretty small effect on carbon emissions from the …

Fossil Fuels | 9 drivers arrested at KZN protest over fuel price increase

Nine drivers have been arrested following the fuel price protest on the N3 highway in Pietermaritzburg, police say.


‘Bridge to Nowhere’ Leaves Pent-Up Permian Gas Problems Unsolved

A major Mexican pipeline opened this week after almost two years of delays. That’s the good news for drillers across the border who are seeking an …

Oil & Gas Industry

#FuelPricesMustFall brings traffic to a standstill in KZN

Durban - Hundreds of motorists in KwaZulu-Natal were caught in traffic congestion on Wednesday after activists from the #FuelPricesMustFall campaign …

South Africa

eNCA | KZN protesters block roads over fuel price increases

The N3 in Pietermaritzburg and the N2 in Durban were closed as protesters demanded that petrol prices be decreased.

South Africa

Gas price watch: Montrealers to pay more to fill up the tank

Gas prices jumped late Tuesday at Montreal-area gas stations to hit a high of $1.449 a litre.Earlier in the day, prices varied from a low of $1.294 a …

Cost of Living

AAA: Refinery Issues Behind Gas Price Spike

19 hours ago<p>Gas prices are trending lower after an abrupt jump at the pump last week.<p>That news comes from analysts for AAA, which notes prices in …


GasBuddy: U.S. retail gas price stability masks some volatility

U.S. retail gasoline prices have remained relatively stable over the last month, though that masks some underlying volatility, analysis finds.


To Bring Down Gasoline Prices, Start a (Trade) War

Frustrated with OPEC's inability to help him, U.S. President Donald Trump may have inadvertently found a way of bringing down gasoline prices: Step …

Brent Crude

UK GAS-Day ahead price falls on corrective trading, oversupply

July 17 (Reuters) - British day-ahead gas price moved down slightly on Tuesday morning amid oversupply and in a move that traders say corrects the previous session’s gains.<p>* Day-ahead gas fell by 0.30 pence at 57.00 pence per therm at 0907 GMT, while gas for immediate delivery has not yet traded<p>* …


Consumer confidence dips, but still higher than expected – survey

Consumer confidence in South Africa dipped slightly in the second quarter, but remained “extraordinarily high” in the face of a weak economy, a …


Province’s cancellation of rebate program leaves auto dealerships in the dust

After taking office, Premier Doug Ford and the Ontario provincial government made the decision to cancel a rebate program that gave $14,000 to buyers …

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