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Top 10 Things WAY More Expensive Than They Should Be
Business  (tags: prices, greed, health care, lawyers, tickets, jewelry, entertainment, weddings, funerals, family )

Freya
- 188 days ago - watchmojo.com
Here are lots of things that SHOULD cost less than they do. WatchMojo counts down ten products or services that cost more than they probably should.
Will Retailers Switch to a Price Tag System That Screws Customers at Every Opportunity?
Business  (tags: stores, retail, prices, scams, customers )

Freya
- 313 days ago - alternet.org
With digital price tags, big companies can determine the maximum amount every customer is willing to pay and adjust accordingly, instantly.
Robert Reich: Everywhere You Look Huge Cartels Are Jacking Up Prices, Gouging You However They Can
Business  (tags: greed, prices, corporations, monopolies, economic injustice )

Freya
- 1015 days ago - alternet.org
The only way to stop them is to prevent big corporations and Wall Street banks from rigging the market.
Oil Prices Are Plunging. Here's Who Wins and Who Loses.
Business  (tags: world, Sustainabililty, protection, pollution, politics, nature, humans, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, conservation, oil, prices, global oil markets )

Darren
- 1355 days ago - nytimes.com
While Americans were stuffing their faces with poultry Thursday, global oil markets were in chaos. And the implications are far-reaching.
Buyer Beware: Online Shopping Prices Vary From User to User
Business  (tags: shopping, prices, discrimination )

Freya
- 1377 days ago - alternet.org
Companies may be charging you more because of your geographic location or computer model.
Walmart, Costco Tied to Slave Labor in Shrimp Industry
Business  (tags: Asia, Employment, Europe, Human rights, Prices, Retail, Scandal, Trade, USA )


- 1525 days ago - rt.com
The world's largest shrimp farmer gets fishmeal used to feed its crop from supplier that use slave labor, according to a new investigative report. It then sells its farm-raised shrimp to food retail giants, including Walmart and Costco in the US.
How the Spike in Corn Prices Will Hit Consumers
Business  (tags: economy, drought, corn, prices, food, money, SustainableDevelopment, business, consumers, energy, farming, foreclosures )

Michael
- 2183 days ago - cbc.ca
The worst U.S. drought in half a century has pushed corn prices to record highs and left consumers wondering what the impact will be on the things they buy.
How Americans Really React to High Gas Prices
Business  (tags: How, Americans, Really, React to, High, Gas, Prices )

Agnes
- 2444 days ago - theatlanticcities.com
Americans love to gripe about high gas prices, but they actually pay some of the lowest fuel costs in the world [PDF]. Part of the reason for this hidden discount is that lawmakers have refused to raise the federal gasoline tax since 1993. In fact the
Lower Gas Prices, Less Tax Effect Have Cooling Influence on Inflation
Business  (tags: Lower, gas, prices, tax, effect )

Agnes
- 2550 days ago - vancouversun.com
Canadian consumer prices came in largely as expected for July as lower gasoline prices and more comparable sale-tax rates to a year earlier helped bring the inflation rate down.
Tell Congress: End Oil Subsidies
Business  (tags: big, oil, money, politics, subsidies, gas, prices, consumers, americans, business, corporate, welfare )

Tom
- 2656 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The five biggest oil companies earned a massive $30 billion in first-quarter profits, a 38% increase from last year. As Americans struggle with record gas prices at the pump, Big Oil continues to receive billions in tax breaks and subsidies.
Steep Oil Prices, Food Shortages Will Likely Spark Deadly Riots This Year
Business  (tags: economy, world, politics, society, resource shortfalls, prices, resource allocation, inflation, resource riots, business, corporate, dishonesty, government, news, humans, corruption, abuse, ethics, farming, SustainableDevelopment, consumers )

AWAY AWHI
- 2759 days ago - alternet.org
From now on, rising prices, powerful storms, severe droughts and floods, and other unexpected events are likely to play havoc with the fabric of global society.
Record Jump in Food Prices Keeps Inflation High
Business  (tags: inflation, warnings, rising, prices )

Anna
- 2919 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A record increase food prices has kept inflation above 3 per cent and sparked warnings that the cost of living will keep rising.
Lobster Hunters Getting Pinched as Prices Tank
Business  (tags: lobster, market, hurricanes, Florida Keys, economy, prices, ethics, dishonesty )

Raffi
- 3295 days ago - miamiherald.com
As the commercial lobster season gets under way Thursday, Keys fishermen are gloomy about their prospects: Low demand during the recession has led to plummeting prices for what many consider a luxury treat.
Inflation Is Intensifying: Challenges Await
Business  (tags: inflation, gross domestic product, economy, jobs, unemployment, fuel cost, food cost, consumer goods, prices )

RC
- 3662 days ago - nytimes.com
Fuel and food costs are driving the price of everything we buy. Inflation grew by eight-tenths of 1%, the highest monthly jump since September 2005. The GDP has been revised to reflect a decline in the fourth quarter of 2007. Jobs are drying up. HELP!
Oil Prices Tumble For 3rd Straight Day--YEH! BUT WILL WE SEE IT!
Business  (tags: oil, prices, marketing, world, economy, consumers, ethics, money )

Linda
- 3678 days ago - kdka.com
Oil prices are tumbling for the third straight day and natural gas futures are accelerating a sell-off amid growing concerns about the weakening U.S. economy.Light, sweet crude for August delivery is down $3.50 at $131.10 a barrel on the New York Mercant
 

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