fuel prices

Fuel prices increase slightly, rise to $2.50 nationally

The U.S.' average diesel price climbed back above the $2.50 mark this week, rising 1.7 cents, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

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Diesel price continues to drop, down 1.3 cents in previous week

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.485 nationwide. Prices dropped in all regions except California and the Lower Atlantic region.

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Diesel down 1.7 cents from last week

The price of a gallon of diesel is now $2.517 nationwide.

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Heads up in Midwest: Refinery problem has diesel spiking in some states

A 50 percent reduction in production at an Indiana refinery has diesel prices climbing in some states. Here's where to dodge.

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Have spot market rates really dived as much as you think?

When adjusted to control for the large difference in fuel prices, by some views rates are actually stronger this spring than in 2014.

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Diesel downturn continues as price nears half-decade low

The U.S. diesel price has now fallen 11 consecutive weeks and 28 out of the last 30 weeks. It’s also more than a dollar lower than than the same week a year ago.

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Hello $2-something diesel: Diesel skids under $3 in near-five-year low

The U.S. average at-pump price for diesel dropped 12 cents in the week ended Jan. 19 to $2.933 a gallon, according to the DOE. The price is now down 94 cents from the same week last year and has fallen nearly 70 cents since the beginning of December.

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After latest drop, diesel could be one week away from falling below $3

The U.S. average diesel price has now dropped 8 straight weeks and 26 of the last 28. It’s also dropped more than 55 cents in the last 5 weeks.

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Why diesel’s sluggish price drop should accelerate  

Now that gasoline has plunged below $2 a gallon in some markets and diesel remains above $3, you might wonder why diesel prices haven’t fallen as fast.

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Business trending better in 2015, operators say

Four in 10 readers believe 2015 holds better prospects than 2014 for their businesses.

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