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A general view shows Lukoil oil refinery in Volgograd, Russia on April 22.

The West has just jammed the oil market. The rest depends on Russia

A general view shows the Lukoil oil refinery in Volgograd, Russia, on April 22. (Reuters) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes MOSCOW — Most Russian crude oil exports to Europe are now banned, marking the West’s boldest ever effort to put financial pressure on President Vladimir Putin as his brutal war in Ukraine enters his tenth …

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From chicken wings to used cars, inflation is starting to ease its grip

From chicken wings to used cars, inflation is starting to ease its grip

Comment this story Comment The price of gasoline is dropping like a rock. Chicken wings are suddenly a big deal. And retailers drowning in excess inventory are looking to make a deal. After more than a year of high inflation, many consumers are finally starting to take a breather. Even apartment rents and car prices, …

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk launches first semi-truck deliveries

Tesla CEO Elon Musk launches first semi-truck deliveries

Tesla CEO Elon Musk kicks off deliveries of the company’s heavy-duty truck, the Semi, to the Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada. Tesla Inc. You’re here CEO Elon Musk kicked off deliveries of the company’s first production tractor-trailers on Thursday, speaking on stage at the company’s factory in Sparks, Nevada, with Dan Priestly, the company’s senior manager …

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Used car loan payments passed a key level

Used car loan payments passed a key level

Buying a used car remains expensive even though supply chain bottlenecks have eased, bringing the average loan size to $28,506. Consumers still rely heavily on financing for car purchases, and the average loan size rose 8.59% year-on-year, according to credit rating firm Experian. There are still some glimmers. “Since the beginning of the inventory shortage, …

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Tesla still dominant, but its market share in the United States is eroding as cheaper electric vehicles arrive

Tesla is still dominant, but its market share in the United States is eroding as cheaper electric vehicles arrive

A Tesla Model 3 vehicle is displayed at the Tesla Automotive Store on September 22, 2022 in Santa Monica, California. Tesla is recalling more than one million vehicles in the United States because the windows can pinch a person’s fingers when rolled up. Dinner Allison | Getty Images You’re here is still the best-selling electric …

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Tesla still dominant, but its market share in the United States is eroding as cheaper electric vehicles arrive

Tesla still dominant, but its market share in the United States is eroding as cheaper electric vehicles arrive

You’re here is still the best-selling electric vehicle brand in the United States, but its dominance is eroding as competitors offer a growing number of more affordable models, according to a report released Tuesday by S&P Global Mobility. The data company found that Tesla’s market share of new U.S.-registered electric vehicles was 65% in the …

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Hyundai's Best Years in the U.S. Should Be Tested by Inflation Reduction Act

Hyundai’s Best Years in the U.S. Should Be Tested by Inflation Reduction Act

Drew Anger | Getty Images News | Getty Images SAVANNAH, Ga. — Hyundai Motor Group is having its best years in the United States The South Korean automaker has successfully moved from cheap vehicles and dancing hamsters to competing with formidable automakers in the highly profitable US market. investment related news Goldman Sachs Says EV …

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Travelers walk through the Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City on Aug. 2. Airport officials are bracing for about 30,000 passengers to come through their doors Wednesday and Sunday this Thanksgiving weekend.

Here’s when Utah roads and airports will be busiest as Thanksgiving travel returns to normal

Travelers pass through Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City on August 2. Airport officials are preparing for about 30,000 passengers to pass through their doors Wednesday and Sunday this Thanksgiving weekend. (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — This holiday season is “one of the busiest …

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EU plans subsidy war chest as industry faces 'existential' threat from US

EU plans subsidy war chest as industry faces ‘existential’ threat from US

Press play to listen to this article Expressed by artificial intelligence. The EU is in emergency mode and preparing a major subsidy campaign to prevent European industry from being wiped out by US rivals, two senior EU officials have told POLITICO. Europe faces a double hammer blow from the United States If it weren’t enough …

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My wife agreed to vouch for her son's rental without telling me.  His car was seized for non-payment of his loan.  What should I do?

My wife agreed to vouch for her son’s rental without telling me. His car was seized for non-payment of his loan. What should I do?

Dear Quentin, About four days ago I received an email from my wife’s bank saying that someone had requested her login username through a password reset. When I asked my wife about this she said she forgot her username and was trying to get my stepson access to her online portal so he could download …

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