Posts Tagged ‘gas prices’

Dow plunges as oil dips below $50, sinking energy stocks

NEW YORK — US stocks fell sharply Monday, led by declines in energy stocks as the price of oil plunged again. The euro sank to a nine-year low against the dollar as new doubts surfaced about Greece’s future in the common currency bloc. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index dropped 33 points, or […] [...]

No land deal stalls Winston County refinery plans

by Published: January 11,2013

Tags: gas prices, oil refinery, petroleum, SNC Energy, Winston County

Work toward locating an oil refinery in Winston County will not move forward until the group pushing the effort purchases the property selected for the site. Starting late last year, officials in Winston County have held a few meetings and exchanged a few phone calls with project principals. Other than that, not much has happened. […] [...]

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What gives with the price at the pump?

by Published: May 8,2011

Tags: gas prices, MBJ Columns

My husband is obsessed with the price of gasoline. I get random calls during the day from him announcing the latest price. No “Hello.” No “How is your day?” Just a disembodied voice saying, “Do you know how much I paid for gas this morning!?!” Who ISN’T talking about the price of gasoline? But I’m […] [...]

Retail sales boosted by pump prices

by Published: February 10,2010

Tags: consumer confidence, consumer spending, gas prices, retail

NEW YORK — Americans backed off from holiday spending in January, but retail sales rose for a third month in a row compared with a year earlier, largely because of gas price hikes, according to figures released today by a key data service. Including goods from food to clothing to gasoline — but excluding cars […] [...]

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