Economy

Economy
8:54 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Price of gas up more than a dime

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   Triple A Michigan reports statewide gas prices have increased by about 11 cents a gallon within the past week. 

The auto club says the average price per gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.42 on Sunday. That's about $1.27 less than it was a year ago.

It marks the fifth consecutive week the statewide average has risen above $2 a gallon.

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Economy
11:29 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Gas prices up a penny

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   Triple A Michigan reports statewide gas prices have increased by about 1 cent a gallon within the past week. 

The auto club says the average price per gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.30 on Sunday. That's about $1.14 less than it was a year ago.

It marks the fourth consecutive week the statewide average has risen above $2 a gallon.

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Economy
7:57 am
Mon February 16, 2015

Gas prices up a nickel

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan reports statewide gas prices have increased by about 5 cents a gallon within the past week. 

The auto club says the average price per gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.29 on Sunday. That's about $1.07 less than it was a year ago.

It marks the third consecutive week the statewide average has risen above $2 a gallon.

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Economy
9:42 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Gas prices on their way up

DEARBORN, MI (AP)--   AAA Michigan reports statewide gas prices have increased by about 13 cents a gallon within the past week.

The auto club says the average price per gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.24 on Sunday. That's about $1.03 less than it was a year ago.

It marks the second consecutive week the statewide average has risen above $2 a gallon.

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Economy
10:52 am
Fri January 30, 2015

State unadjusted jobless rate inches down

LANSING, MI (AP)--   Michigan's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in December, little changed over one month but down 2.1 points over a year. 

The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget said Thursday that the December jobless rate was down 0.1 points from 5.7 percent in November and 7.7 percent in December 2013.

The department says December's regional unemployment rates ranged from a low of 3.2 percent in the Ann Arbor area to a high of 8.1 percent in the northeastern Lower Peninsula.

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