Pain at the pump: New Jersey officials hope anti-gas gouging bill will help drivers

Pain at the pump: New Jersey officials hope anti-gas gouging bill will help drivers

WOODBRIDGE, New Jersey — New Jersey officials are hoping a new bill cracking down on price gouging by oil companies and other energy producers will offer some relief to drivers as prices at the pump continue to soar. Congressman Frank Pallone held a press conference Friday to talk about the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention … Read more

Stock market today: US stock markets poised to open sharply lower; Dow Jones Industrial futures declined 1.6%

Stock market today: US stock markets poised to open sharply lower;  Dow Jones Industrial futures declined 1.6%

NEW YORK — US markets were poised to open sharply lower on Monday as interest rate hikes and a slowing Chinese economy weigh on investor sentiment. Dow Jones Industrial futures declined 1.6% and the S&P 500 fell 2%. European shares dipped in midday trading and Asian benchmarks finished lower. A turbulent week on Wall Street … Read more