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  1. US brinksmanship with economy must not become routine

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    Mon, 14 Oct 2013

    t recover until 2012. Between the second and third quarters of 2011, household wealth—a strong influence on consumer spending , which accounts for roughly 70% of gross domestic product—fell $2.4 trillion. Worry about the standoff

  2. API report unveils economic gains from US crude exports

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    Mon, 31 Mar 2014

    product could increase by as much as $38.1 billion in 2020, led by increases in hydrocarbon production and greater consumer spending due to lower retail process for gasoline and other petroleum products. • Up to an additional $70 billion is projected

  3. MARKET WATCH: NYMEX gasoline, diesel futures prices climb on anticipated demand

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    Fri, 27 Dec 2013

    2013 ). A series of positive economic indicators has brightened the outlook for US energy demand, particularly consumer spending on fuel, analysts say. That latest indicator came Dec. 26 when the US Department of Labor said initial jobless

  4. US brinksmanship with economy must not become routine

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    Fri, 4 Oct 2013

    recover until 2012. • Between the second and third quarters of 2011, household wealth—a strong influence on consumer spending , which accounts for roughly 70% of gross domestic product—fell $2.4 trillion. • Worry about the standoff

  5. MARKET WATCH: Reduced inventory, warmer weather increase oil, gas prices

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    Thu, 12 Jul 2012

    reversed later this quarter. US manufacturing declined in June for the first time in the economic recovery, while consumer spending stalled in May. “The Fed failed to inspire markets as it remained divided over whether current data is sufficient

  6. API reports mixed demand figures for July

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    Fri, 19 Aug 2011

    were down 0.6% from a year ago. Overall demand was curtailed by continued economic weakness amid a decline in consumer spending , an increase in jobless claims, and an increase in the trade deficit. API figures show that motor gasoline deliveries

  7. Abundant oil doesn't mean energy independence, SAFE report warns

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    Tue, 8 May 2012

    not related to the amount of oil imported.” US transportation relies heavily on oil products “that affect consumer spending in real time,” it also noted. “As oil prices increase during crises such as those that occurred in 1973-74, 1979

  8. API reports mixed demand figures for July

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    Mon, 29 Aug 2011

    were down 0.6% from a year ago. Overall demand was curtailed by continued economic weakness amid a decline in consumer spending , an increase in jobless claims, and an increase in the trade deficit. API figures show that motor gasoline deliveries

  9. EIA: US household spending on home energy fell last year

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    Mon, 29 Apr 2013

    OGJ editors US average consumer spending on home energy fell $12 billion in 2012 compared with 2011, the Energy Information Administration reported. Last year's energy

  10. MARKET WATCH: Bullish inventory report lifts oil prices

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    Thu, 28 Jun 2012

    9%/year in this year’s first quarter and is expected to repeat that performance in the second quarter. Consumer spending slowed, however, up 2.5% compared with the 2.7% growth earlier projected. The US Department of Labor, meanwhile

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