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Drivers in NJ, around nation see gas prices fall

Jan. 18, 2020 11:21 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drivers in New Jersey and around the nation are seeing falling gas prices following a week of crude oil price fluctuations and uncertainty due to tension in the Middle East. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.62, down two...

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2019, file photo Robin Hazal shops at a Kohl's ahead of Black Friday in Las Vegas. The nation's largest retail trade group said Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, that holiday sales increased 4.1%, near the top end of its forecast. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Nation's largest retail trade group: holiday sales rose 4.1%

Jan. 16, 2020 12:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest retail trade group says holiday sales increased 4.1%, the top end of its forecast. The National Retail Federation had expected growth in a range of 3.8% to 4.2% for the November and December period. The growth is nearly double the 2.1% growth seen during the holiday...

In this Jan. 9, 2020, photo pick-up trucks are lined up for sale on the sales lot at Betley Chevrolet dealership in Derry, N.H. On Thursday, Jan. 16, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for December. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Confident consumers lift US retail sales in December

Jan. 16, 2020 9:32 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, evidence that Americans were willing to spend during the winter holidays after a sluggish November. The Commerce Department said Thursday that retail sales increased 0.3% in December from the previous month. Excluding sales at car dealers...

Gas prices drop a bit in northern New England

Jan. 13, 2020 5:20 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Weekly gas prices have dropped a little in northern New England in the last week, a gas survey company said Monday. The latest GasBuddy surveys show that the average price of gas in New Hampshire and Maine went down 1.1 cents, to $2.47 and $2.57, respectively. In Vermont, the price...

Rhode Island gas prices remain steady

Jan. 13, 2020 2:31 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A week after a big jump, gasoline prices in Rhode Island remained steady in AAA Northeast's latest price survey released Monday. The average price of self-serve, regular was unchanged at $2.57 per gallon. Rhode Island’s price is a penny lower than the national average, but 17...

Gas prices jump 4 cents per gallon to $2.64 in past 3 weeks

Jan. 12, 2020 3:07 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has jumped 4 cents per gallon to $2.64 over the past three weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that gas prices are unlikely to continue to increase because crude oil costs have dropped. The...

Gas prices in NJ, elsewhere increase amid Mideast tension

Jan. 11, 2020 11:30 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drivers in New Jersey and around the nation are seeing higher gas prices following a week of uncertainty due to tension in the Middle East, but analysts say the jump could be halted by lower crude prices, reduced demand and increased supplies. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of...

Gas in Massachusetts up 2 cents per gallon

Jan. 6, 2020 12:42 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts is up 2 cents, AAA Northeast reported Monday. Self-serve, regular is now selling for an average of $2.54 per gallon, according to the organization's latest price survey. That is 4 cents lower than the national average of $2.58, but a...

Rhode Island gas prices jump 7 cents per gallon

Jan. 6, 2020 12:25 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have jumped as tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, AAA Northeast reported Monday. Self-serve, regular is now selling for an average of $2.57 per gallon, 7 cents higher than a week ago and a penny lower than the national average. The price is...

Gas prices haven't changed much in northern New England

Jan. 6, 2020 10:26 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Weekly gas prices haven't changed much in northern New England in the wake of the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top general, a gas survey company said Monday. The latest GasBuddy surveys show that the average price of gas in Vermont is $2.60 a gallon, down nearly a penny from last...