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A closely divided House has approved legislation to crack down on alleged price gouging by oil companies as prices at the pump continue to soar.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Democratic leaders have announced an effort to give the Federal Trade Commission increased authority to crack down on oil and gas companies that engage in price gouging.
By Matthew Daly, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
California prohibits exorbitant price increases during emergencies. But a ban that Nevada lawmakers passed this year doesn't take effect until October.
By Sam Metz, Scott Sonner, Associated Press
The company said the pandemic caused a massive disruption in every sector of the economy, including the egg industry.
By Associated Press
By John L. Mone, Terry Wallace, Associated Press
The lawsuit alleges that a Tuesday auction by Auctions Unlimited had bidding on N95 respirator masks reaching as high as $180 for a package of 16 masks. Amazon sold a set of 100 for $4.21 in late January.
By Reese Dunklin, Justin Pritchard, Associated Press
Chain stores were accused of selling $26 thermometers and face masks at $39.95 a pair, while a convenience store offered toilet paper at $10 a roll next to a sign reading, "This is not a joke."…
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May disrupted rail service.
Northeast Storm Victims Begin to Lose Patience at Lack of Basic Needs…
Citing consumer losses of millions of dollars, the Justice Department accused Apple and five publishers this week of colluding to raise e-book prices and break Amazon's dominant hold in the market. Jeffrey Brown discusses the state of the market with…
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