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How the Spike in Corn Prices Will Hit Consumers
Business  (tags: economy, drought, corn, prices, food, money, SustainableDevelopment, business, consumers, energy, farming, foreclosures )

Michael
- 2406 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
- 2668 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
- 2774 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
- 2880 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
- 2982 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
- 3142 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
- 3519 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
- 3885 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
- 3902 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
Leaving $4 Gas in the Dust
Business  (tags: Energy Department, gasoline, prices, economy, consumers, finance, government, money, oil )


- 3942 days ago - milforddailynews.com
In its weekly update, the Energy Department said gasoline demand averaged 9.3 million barrels per day in the past month, which is a 1.4 percent decline compared to the same period last year.
Probe Big Congress Over Gasoline's Cost
Business  (tags: economy, money, oil, gas, prices, Capitol Hill, Congress, consumers, corporate, energy, automotive )


- 3942 days ago - projo.com
Several prominent senators have once again summoned industry leaders to Capitol Hill, subjecting them to yet another barrage of rhetorical questions, interruptions, accusations and sermons.
Don't Pay for Plastic Containers With Your Takeout Food
Business  (tags: consumers, money, plastic containers, takeout, prices )


- 3946 days ago - nydailynews.com
Food prices are creeping up - and more consumers are making an effort to get what they pay for. Take Elena Walker, who wonders whether she's paying for pasta or plastic when she buys prepared food by the pound.
Pricier Chicken Coming to a Store Near You
Business  (tags: consumers, prices, business, economy, usa )

AWAY AWHI
- 3966 days ago - reuters.com
U.S. consumers can add chicken to the list of foods that will cost more this year.
Farmers Blamed for Rising Cost of Food
Business  (tags: farmers, prices, economy )

Brian
- 3979 days ago - money.cnn.com
Congressmen form both sides of the aisle point the finger at farmers for skyrocketing grocery prices, but oil prices are 'main culprit' says leader of National Farmers Union.
The Rumblings of a Food Crisis | Opinion | The First Post
Business  (tags: farms, abuse, food, prices, consumers )

Maryann
- 4021 days ago - thefirstpost.co.uk
As China and India turn to meat, food prices are soaring, With Indians now gobbling down pizzas, the Chinese pounding the table for Big Macs, and corn being turned into bio-fuel, the world's food supplies are in the worst shape in 35 years.
 

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