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Texaco-Shell case to be heard by Supreme Court

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court convened for a new session Monday with a number of cases on its docket that could have a huge impact on the business world, said CNN/Money. In one antitrust case that affects the petroleum industry, Texaco & Shell Oil v. Dagher, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC...

Station allegedly raised price of unleaded 72 cents/gal.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist yesterday filed the state's second lawsuit over price gouging from Hurricane Katrina, accusing a Tallahassee gas station of "unconscionably" raising its gasoline prices 72 cents per gallon during the state of emergency. Crist's complaint...

Political posturing or petroleum profits?

WALL, N.J. -- An ABC News report said many lawmakers and angry drivers suspected price gouging when gasoline spiked past $3 a gallon in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. But energy experts insist the urge to blame station owners is misplaced. Right now, you could probably find a bunch of...

Need watchdog to discipline retailers, study says
Counterintuitive study defends Minn. minimum-pricing law
Couriers to act as self-appointed gouging "watchdogs".
Daily limit sought on gas price hikes
Mo. AG cites 10 stations
Major sells off half of it Denver stores; other half to go soon
Retail outlets continue to come back on-line in Houston area