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US stocks gain as the price of crude oil rebounds

NEW YORK - Stocks returned to record levels Wednesday as a rebound in oil prices boosted energy stocks. The stock market also gained after the completion of midterm elections that saw Republicans take control of the Senate.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-05/us-stocks-gain-price-crude
US trade deficit expands in September

...months ahead, as oil prices have slipped below $80 a barrel from more than $100 a barrel in June."The collapse in crude oil prices means that the trade deficit will narrow again before the end of this year," said Paul Ashworth, chief U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-04/us-trade-deficit-expands-s
National average price of gas to average less than $3 for 2015, 13 percent drop from 2014

...Information Administration, the Energy Department's statistical arm, attributed the lower pump prices to lower prices for crude oil and weak fuel demand. The EIA did hedge its bet on lower oil prices though, as it cautioned that OPEC could cut production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/national-average-price-gas
US stocks reach record levels after Japan's surprise economic stimulus

...40 jumped 2.2 percent and Germany's DAX climbed 2.3 percent.In other markets, the price of U.S. benchmark crude oil fell 58 cents to $80.54 a barrel in New York as increasing production from OPEC members added to already high global...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-31/us-stocks-reach-record-lev
Why drop in oil prices could squeeze US economy

...the national average could fall under $3 a gallon before year's end for the first time since 2010.Benchmark U.S. crude oil peaked in late June at $107 after Islamic State fighters seized control of some cities and Iraq and seemed capable of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/why-drop-oil-prices-could-
Electricity bills expected to increase this winter, natural gas to be stable

...are expected to spend an average of $362 (15 percent) less this winter than last, in large part because of a drop in crude oil prices, the DOE forecast.The biggest savers, the agency said, will be the mostly rural users of propane who are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-22/electricity-bills-expected-i
Fuel costs ease, US airline profits soar

...too.Heading into the busy holiday-travel period, the airlines expect even cheaper fuel, thanks to the nosedive in crude oil prices. The price of jet fuel, an airline's biggest single expense, has dropped by about one-fifth since mid-June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-23/fuel-costs-ease-us-airline
Gas prices falling, headed below $3 in much of US

...September at its lowest level for the beginning of the month in four years ? and the price of crude oil was rapidly heading lower.The drop in global crude oil prices is a surprise. Despite increasing violence and turmoil in the Middle East, the world's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-25/gas-prices-falling-headed-
Ideological purity or a stronger economy? Partisanship hurting progress

...pipeline. Those against the pipeline say the tar sands' crude oil will increase pollution and global warming because more...to an ocean port near Vancouver.In the interim, the crude oil will be hauled by trains. But the increased use of trains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-01/ideological-puri
Gas prices fall in Georgia and South Carolina

...said refinery inventories expanded to a four-month high in July as the U.S. produced 3.1 million more barrels of crude oil per day than it did in 2011, which contributed to that surplus.Winter blend gas is also cheaper than summer formulas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/gas-prices-fall-georgia-an