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Gas prices on the rise

...haven't seen prices this high since December," AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said in a news release. "Unfortunately oil prices have been trending high and that keeps upward pressure on the price of gasoline."Prices are expected to continue to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-27/gas-prices-rise
American Airlines beats Street 1Q forecasts

...sales, and weakness in Latin America.But expenses fell 7 percent because of cheaper fuel, thanks to the nosedive in oil prices that began last summer.Spending on fuel at American, US Airways and their regional airlines including American Eagle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/american-airlines-beats-st
US jobless aid applications stay low, a sign of few layoffs

...growth. It has made U.S. exports more expensive, cutting into sales and dragging down factory production. Lower oil prices have also caused oil and gas drillers to order less steel pipe and other drilling equipment.Many Americans, meanwhile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/us-jobless-aid-application
A small victory for fliers: summer domestic fares fall $2.01

...higher than it was in 2012. European trips are $60, or 3.9 percent, more exp ensive.Travelers can thank lower oil prices and more seats on planes for keeping this summer's airfare in check.Airlines at the start of the year paid $2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-20/small-victory-fliers-summe
Unemployment falls in just 23 US states as hiring slows

...and followed by Oklahoma, which cut 12,900. Pennsylvania lost 12,700, the third largest loss. A sharp fall in oil prices since last June has caused oil and gas companies to cut back on drilling.Nationwide, employers added just 126,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-21/unemployment-falls-just-23
More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week

...dollar has made U.S. exports more expensive overseas, cutting into sales and weighing on factory production. Lower oil prices have also caused oil and gas drillers to order less steel pipe and other drilling equipment.Factory output ticked up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-16/more-americans-sought-unem
Delta's 1Q profit rises on more traffic, lower fuel prices

...The strong U.S. dollar and low oil prices are hurting ticket sales in some...Analysts are concerned that falling oil prices have tempted airlines to add too...fuel price spikes. That helps when oil prices rise, but hedging contracts lose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-15/deltas-1q-profit-rises-mor
Corporate deals appetite hits 5-year high

...set to grow, with the appetite for deals among executives hitting a five-year high thanks to a strong dollar and low oil prices, a global survey found Monday.A striking 56 percent of companies assessed say they intend to make acquisitions in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-13/corporate-deals-appetite-h
Applications for US jobless aid rise but still at low level

...output has fallen this year as businesses are placing fewer orders for industrial machinery and other equipment. Lower oil prices, in particular, have reduced demand for drilling equipment.Consumers have also remained cautious about spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-09/applications-us-jobless-ai
Fed survey finds US economy growing at moderate pace

...of the dollar and a big plunge in oil prices were having adverse effects on some...dollar.The report found that falling oil prices were giving consumers more money...energy companies because of falling oil prices.However, the Atlanta district...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-15/fed-survey-finds-us-econom