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Gas pains are good?

...their treatment in the media has been worlds apart.Truth be told, Obama's hyper-environmentalism revels in high energy prices: He actually promised higher electrical costs when he ran for office. We doubt he's too broken up about high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-04-27/gas-pains-are-good
Editorials
Economic struggles puzzle Fed

...policy statement issued at the end of a two-day meeting, the Fed blamed the worsening economic outlook in part on higher energy prices and the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, which slowed production of cars and other products. At a news conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-22/economic-struggles-puzzle-
Gingrich turns smart vision into action

...challenge we face. He understood that dependence on foreign supply undercuts America's national security; that high energy prices pinch consumers and strangle our economy; and that we have effectively hamstrung an American energy industry that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-03-03/gingrich-turns-s
Vital housing sector up as inflation slips

...its target range for its bank lending rate at zero to 0.25 percent, where it has stood since December 2008. Higher energy prices sent overall consumer prices higher in November. But after stripping out volatile energy and food prices, inflation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/17/bus_559835.shtml
Business
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
Forget our roof -- fix our foundation

We in America are facing a critical time in our history, with issues such as war, illegal immigrants, and high energy prices, to name a few. We are fighting a war in the Middle East that seems to have no end in sight. It's a religious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/12/let_461840.shtml
Letters
Charities stretched thin by tough times

...she said. "We're seeing less of those donors, but people are still trying to make something happen." Higher energy prices have also exacerbated the budget problems of local charities. Golden Harvest distributes food to 500 agencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/10/met_461584.shtml
Metro
The Fed worries inflation is on rise

...upswing, due partly to the ethanol and biodiesel boom which is pushing up prices for corn and other commodities. High energy prices also remain troublesome, regardless whether gas tops $3 a gallon, and clothing costs are up this year too. All...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/15/bus_124706.shtml
Business
Slow spring bodes poorly for rebound

...years. The main culprits in the spring slowdown: belt-tightening by consumers and businesses, the fallout from high energy prices; and a cooling of the once-sizzling housing market. Economic growth in the second half of this year is expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/31/bus_94718.shtml
Business
Housing and fuel strain shoppers

ST. LOUIS - Fresh evidence shows that high energy prices and sagging home values are pinching the main driver...were partly due to customers cutting back because of higher energy prices. "Customers tell us they are most concerned about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/28/fin_94003.shtml
Finance