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1 year 4 months ago

Gas prices keep going up

No matter how much you drive, you've probably noticed that gas prices have gone way up. AAA says the average price of a gallon of regular is now $3.61. That's up 14 cents from just a week ago. That only begins to tell the story. Analysts say you...

1 year 4 months ago

Gas prices expected to rise

If you think the cost of gasoline is too high, brace yourself for even more shock. Gasoline is expected to spike during the next several days, jumping ten to twenty cents per gallon. Industry experts blame rising oil prices and demand during this peak driving season. AAA reports the...

1 year 4 months ago

Crude Oil Prices Rise

Crude oil prices shot up over $100 a barrel this week for the first time in more than a year. USA Today reports the price is going up because of concern about the political crisis in Egypt. Although Egypt is not a major oil producer, it controls the Suez Canal...

1 year 4 months ago

Home prices rise in 48 states

We have good news for people wanting to sell their homes. Home prices shot up 12% in May from the same time last year. That's the biggest jump in seven years. The housing recovery blankets most of the nation. Real estate data provider Core-Logic says home prices rose...

1 year 5 months ago

Vacationers may find no frills this year

A lot of summer vacation travel starts this weekend, and this year, things may be a bit different at your destination. The Hilton announces it's cutting out room service at its Midtown Manhattan hotel. It's a trend that travel experts say we should soon expect from other hotels, too....

1 year 6 months ago

Beef prices are beefing up

The cost of firing up the grill will get you fired up. The price of wholesale beef hit an all-time high earlier this month, and there's no sign it'll drop. In case you haven't heard, the U.S. cattle and calf herd is at its lowest level since 1952. Cattle producers...

2 years 4 months ago

Drought impact on food prices

With drought conditions stretching across most of the country, farmers and ranchers are being hit hard; some of that is likely to make its way to the grocery store prices. Donna McAfee finished a grocery shopping trip Tuesday, but she says she didn't get any produce on this trip;...

2 years 9 months ago

Gas Prices Up

Gas prices have shot up 8 cents in the last week. We're now averaging $2.99 a gallon. A local petroleum company believes the prices at the pump will continue to rise, especially with the US Embassy closing operations in Syria today. "Anytime you have any sort of trouble in the...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Peanut butter prices on the rise

The price for your peanut butter is increasing. The bigger brands like Jif, Skippy and Peter Pan are raising their prices due to a hot and dry summer that ruined much of this year's crop. According to the Wall Street Journal, Kraft Foods, which launched Planter's Peanut Butter...

3 years 1 month ago

Corn surplus may affect food prices

WASHINGTON (AP) - Food prices could rise more slowly next year because farmers have a bigger surplus of corn on hand than previously thought. The Department of Agriculture estimates farmers have 206 million more bushels of surplus corn on hand at the start of this year's harvest. That means...

3 years 3 months ago

Food prices up

WASHINGTON (AP) - Companies paid more in July for raw materials and wholesale goods. Food, tobacco and pickup truck costs drove the increase. The Labor Department says the Producer Price Index, which measures price changes before they reach the consumer, rose 0.2 percent last month. That follows a 0.4...

3 years 3 months ago

Gas prices dip slightly

Gas prices in Colorado fell last week by 2.2 cents per gallon, slightly less than the national average which fell 4.7 cents/gallon. According to the price website ColoradoGasPrices.com, the state-wide average of $3.45 per gallon of unleaded gasoline remains lower than the national average of $3.60. Prices were expected...

3 years 10 months ago

Airline prices going up again

DALLAS (AP) - Passengers whose travel plans were wrecked this week when thousands of flights were canceled might not want to hear it, but airfares are going up again. Several airlines confirmed Tuesday that they are raising prices on many domestic routes by $10 one way and $20 per...

4 years 2 months ago

Coffee prices on the rise

While it's usually not the most expensive thing on your ticket at a diner, coffee is getting more expensive as you sip. At Colorado Springs coffee importer Barista Espresso, they're already seeing price increases and say you'll probably see them too. "In the gourmet market, you'll start to...

5 years 1 month ago

Inflation rises in September

Inflation pressures remained modest in September even though gasoline prices edged higher. The Labor Department said Thursday that consumer prices rose 0.2 percent last month, matching economists expectations. Prices excluding energy and food were also up 0.2 percent, slightly higher than the 0.1 percent increase analysts had forecast. Over the...

5 years 1 month ago

Natural gas prices staying low

There's good news for consumers who heat with natural gas. The American Gas Association says plentiful domestic supplies and lower wellhead prices will drive bills down this winter. Some utilities are telling their customers they'll pay at least 20 percent less for natural gas than they did a year ago....

5 years 2 months ago

Ski resorts cutting prices to lure locals

A struggling economy is turning out to be good news for skiers and snowboarders who live close enough to mountains that they can hit the slopes every weekend. Many ski resorts are slashing prices on season passes and offering locals-only discounts again this year. They hope to boost revenues from...

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