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Bush outlines new energy proposals

...President Bush, trying to blunt growing unrest over high energy prices, is laying out proposals to speed construction of...White House over potential political damage from high energy prices that are beginning to affect economic growth as well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/28/bus_451526.shtml
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Slow growth expected for global economy

...in a solid performance, as high energy prices weigh a bit on activity, the...factors, including the toll of high energy prices as well as the Federal Reserve's...percent in 2006. Even with high energy prices, interest rates increases by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/14/bus_450207.shtml
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World's financial leaders to review global economy

...relief for poor countries and global fallout from high energy prices when the world's economic powers gather and the...the IMF said. A factor in the slower growth: high energy prices. IMF Managing Director Rodrigo Rato said the risks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/15/bus_450324.shtml
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High energy prices trickle down slightly through the economy

What do carpet, tires and paint have in common? They are just a few of the household items getting more expensive due to the high cost of oil and natural gas, important raw materials for these products and the source of energy needed to manufacture and ship them.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/03/bus_420962.shtml
Business | Procter & Gamble
Analysts: Katrina 'perfect storm' for already high energy prices

NEW YORK - With crude oil prices already at record levels, a hurricane targeted the heart of America's oil and refinery operations Sunday, shutting down an estimated 1 million barrels of daily production and threatening to curtail refining activity in the region.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/29/bus_5163.shtml
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The Fed releases economic outlook

...activity continues to expand. Retailers' sales were positive, although merchants were concerned about the effect of high energy prices on consumers' discretionary income. Manufacturers reported modestly higher sales. However, they were paying more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/21/bus_450854.shtml
Business
The torture of a thousand cuts

...Indicators has declined the past four of six months, signaling a slowdown in the U.S. economy. Moreover, continued high energy prices would make one think that growth, if there's any at all, will be modest. Indeed, a University of Michigan survey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/20/edi_93068.shtml
Editorials | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
How energy prices are affecting consumers

...gas tank. The extent to which high energy prices force Ziadat and millions of...determining the vigor of the economy. High energy prices are "one more headwind that...political and economic fallout from high energy prices, Bush offered proposals to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/03/bus_452000.shtml
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A summit for solutions

...of why both the president and Congress are enduring historic-low approval ratings. While Washington fiddles, high energy prices are not only hurting us at the pump, but are also driving up grocery costs and other expenses. Certainly the ultimate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/01/edi_464058.shtml
Editorials
String of woes erases smiles

...the world's largest retailer can regain the feverish growth rates of its past. Wal-Mart's woes range from high energy prices, which hit its lower-income customer base and its own costs, to setbacks in its international strategy, to public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/19/bus_93083.shtml
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