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As Oil Falls Below $90, Where Do Prices Go From Here?

When oil prices fall, many costs for industry and agriculture, including chemicals and fertilizer, generally follow. And shipping becomes more economical. But when they rise sharply, as they did in […]







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Can the F-150 Lightning Make Everyone Want a Truck That Plugs In?

The evening, punctuated by the local cover band, the Fly Bettys, ended with a fireworks finale accompanied by “God Bless the USA.”The hope of SK, Ford, many energy policymakers and […]




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For Electric Vehicle Makers, Winners and Losers in Climate Bill

The climate and energy package awaiting final approval by Congress aims to achieve two goals that are not always compatible: Make electric vehicles more affordable while freezing China out of […]




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U.S. Gas Prices Fall Below $4 a Gallon, AAA Says

Gas prices in the United States fell below $4 a gallon on Thursday, retreating to their lowest level since March, a sign of relief for Americans struggling with historically high […]




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Inflation Cooled in July, Welcome News for White House and Fed

Inflation cooled notably in July as gas prices and airfares fell, a welcome reprieve for consumers and a positive development for economic policymakers in Washington — though not yet a […]




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Electric Cars Are Too Costly for Many, Even With Aid in Climate Bill

Policymakers in Washington are promoting electric vehicles as a solution to climate change. But an uncomfortable truth remains: Battery-powered cars are much too expensive for a vast majority of Americans.Congress […]




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Can Global Shipping Be Fixed? One Regulator Will Try.

Daniel B. Maffei is at once a crucial player in the campaign to subdue inflation, and a figure virtually unknown outside the confines of his wonky Washington domain.He’s the chairman […]




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How This Economic Moment Rewrites the Rules

Indeed, the Federal Reserve is trying to cut it off. Jerome H. Powell, the Fed chair, has described the labor market, with twice as many open jobs as unemployed workers, […]




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How Argentines Cope With Inflation That’s 64% and Rising

As countries across the world try to cope with rising prices, there is perhaps no major economy that understands how to live with inflation better than Argentina.The country has struggled […]