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Gas Station in Montvale, NJ - Sep 14, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Gas Price Jump Shocks New Jerseyans, Has Some People Cutting Back

The price jumped 11 cents in the Garden State and Friday’s weekly increase was something even Jersey drivers consider high.

09/14/2012

Gas Station in the East Village - New York, NY - Jan 11, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Nearly $4 Per Gallon For Regular Gasoline Hits Manhattan; Prices Could Keep Rising

New Yorkers are poised at the pump for pain the pocketbook, as gasoline prices reach their highest point in years in January.

01/11/2012

A trader looks up at a monitor while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jin Lee)

Roller Coaster Ride On The Dow Ends As Index Closes Up 61 Points

Wall Street was not for the faint of heart Friday. The breathtaking peaks and valleys of the day came to an end with the Dow closing up 61 points.

08/05/2011

Gas prices in the Tri-State continue to rise, leaving many drivers frustrated and worried that prices will be even higher by summer. (Credit: CBS 2)

Why Do Gas Prices Jump So High Seemingly Overnight?

It’s hard not to think you’re being gouged when you see the gas prices spike, and in some cases, you are. Aside from that, though, the buying and selling of gasoline is a complicated business based on anticipation as much as reality.

03/03/2011

Analyst: Libya’s Unrest Won’t Have Big Impact On Gas Prices

Amid the chaos and turmoil in Libya, some analysts believe the oil prices will soon skyrocket. But according to Oil Price Information Service analyst Tom Closaw, that’s not the case.

02/26/2011

A car is filled with gasoline - File / Photo: THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images

Thanks Libya: Tri-Staters Bracing As $4 Gas Nears

Because of the unrest in Libya, oil prices briefly touched $100 a barrel Wednesday for the first time since 2008. It’s a development that’s expected to have a ripple effect on prices across the board.

02/23/2011