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Rising gas prices set epic clash with America"s devotion to SUVs

USA TODAY's Nathan Bomey reports on the rise of gasoline prices as the summer approaches, driven in part by uncertainty surrounding President Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal, and OPEC's refusal to boost production......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 10th, 2018

Rising gas prices set epic summer clash with America's devotion to SUVs

USA TODAY's Nathan Bomey reports on the rise of gasoline prices as the summer approaches, drive.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 11th, 2018

Haier sees costs spike at GE arm amid steel tariffs, U.S.-China trade spat

China's Haier Group said rising steel prices amid hefty U.S. import tariffs was driving up costs for its business in America, and warned that consumers stood most to lose from a mounting trade spat between the world's top two economies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018

Used-car prices rise to a record, and sedans are partly to blame

Car buyers continue to prefer pricier trucks and SUVs, but rising gas prices have boosted consumer demand for smaller vehicles, which in turn contributed to a record increase in used-car prices, analysts at Edmunds said in a note Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

SUV, Pickup-Truck Demand Continue to Buoy U.S. Auto Sales

Auto makers reported mixed U.S. auto sales for May as demand for sedans continues to wither and SUVs and pickups buoy sales despite rising gas prices......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 1st, 2018

Why prices of everything is rising in America? Ask the truckers

'I’ve never seen anything like this,' says one trucking company CEO. Truck drivers are getting 15 percent pay raises......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 22nd, 2018

Auto Stock Roundup: TM Earnings Beat, Ford"s Mexico Production Falls

Concerns over high interest rates and rising oil prices are not stopping the Americans from spending on SUVs and pickup.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 10th, 2018

BofA Upgrades Halliburton On Forecast Of Ongoing Rise In Oil Prices

Rising oil prices coupled with a "more positive" view of the domestic energy market bode well for Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL), according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.  Latest Rating.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 10th, 2018

Rising costs start to squeeze American businesses

Mysteriously low inflation padded Corporate America's bottom line for years. Now soaring commodity prices and steadily rising wages threaten to ding record profits......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 2nd, 2018

Why home prices are on a tear

Real estate prices posted an annual gain of 6.3% in February, and have been rising continuously for the past 70 months. Christine Romans explains why home prices are on an epic run......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnApr 26th, 2018

America is facing a housing shortage — here"s why more people aren"t selling their homes

Getty Images/Mark Wilson The housing market is tight, with rising demand and limited supply. But despite surging house prices, many existing homeowners aren't selling homes.  That's because of two main market dynamics at play.  In March, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 22nd, 2018

Here"s Why You Should Scrap JetBlue From Your Portfolio Now

Rising fuel prices as well as labor costs might hamper JetBlue's (JBLU) bottom line in the third quarter. Shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation JBLU have declined 15.8% so far this year on the back of several headwinds.&.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytAug 20th, 2018

Need to Know: Why discounting another Lehman-like moment could trigger ‘the next epic economic crisis’

The Wall Street Journal once described George Will as “perhaps the most powerful journalist in America.” President Trump, however, has called him “.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 20th, 2018

Electric-powered planes are taking off amid rising fuel costs

Aviation pioneers are developing a new way to soar through skies using electric-powered planes as a way to battle rising jet fuel prices......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 18th, 2018

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Soured in August

U.S. consumer sentiment slid in August to its lowest level in nearly a year, as consumers registered concern about rising prices......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 17th, 2018

Nasdaq dragged lower by chip stocks, energy stock bolster S&P

The Nasdaq Composite opened lower on Friday as weak forecasts from Applied Materials and Nvidia weighed on chip stocks, while gains in energy stocks due to rising crude prices helped the S&P and the Dow Industrials cut their losses......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 17th, 2018

Nasdaq opens lower as chipmakers weigh

The Nasdaq Composite opened lower on Friday as weak forecasts from Applied Materials and Nvidia weighed on chip stocks, while rising crude prices boosted energy stocks and helped the S&P and the Dow Industrials cut their losses......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 17th, 2018

Higher Prices At Kimberly Clark Are Behind JPMorgan"s Higher Rating

Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE: KMB)'s announcement that it's raising prices on a host of key items in North America triggered a sell-side upgrade Thursday.  Lat.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 16th, 2018

Celanese to raise prices to combat rising raw material costs, effect of China tariffs

Chemicals company Celanese Corp. said Thursday it is raising the prices of its engineered material.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 16th, 2018

UK inflation rises for first time in 2018, pay sqeeze continues

Britain's inflation rate picked up for the first time this year in July, leaving many British households still feeling squeezed by prices that are still rising at about the same pace as their salaries. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 15th, 2018

The "King of Fruits" Smells Like Gym Socks---and Fans Fear There Won"t Be Enough

As China gobbles up more durians, Southeast Asia is in a frenzy over rising prices and potential shortages of the pungent food......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018