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Gasoline prices peaking in the US

Prices at the pump are tracking a sharp rise in oil prices over the past month, after Islamist militants took control of several cities in Iraq. Investors and traders have worried that the spreading insurgency poses a threat to the

U.S. Oil Boom Falls Short of the Pump

Gasoline prices currently average nearly $4 per gallon nationwide. Rising U.S. crude production may seem like an attractive antidote, but it is proving ineffective on its own at a time when the world’s appetite for energy remains voracious and Middle

Crude oil price surge helps U.S. chemical makers

Chemical prices are set globally by naphtha-based producers. That lets Dow and its peers charge the higher industry price and bank the margins from using cheap natural gas. Cheap natural gas is giving U.S. chemical companies an edge over European