• Amazon Prime to up membership fee

    3/13/14 5:56 PM

    Amazon is betting that shoppers will pay $20 more for its popular Prime two-day free shipping and video streaming service of movies and TV shows.

  • Idaho beer ripoff: Fans sue stadium over misleading beer prices

    3/13/14 7:17 AM

    A handful of Idaho hockey fans sued a Boise arena on Tuesday, saying they were duped into thinking a $7 beer contains more brew than a $4 beer.

  • Super Bowl ticket prices take a nosedive

    1/28/14 6:03 PM

    Super Bowl ticket prices are taking a nosedive. According to online trackers, those highly sought-after tickets would be the cheapest since 2002 – right after the September 11 attacks.

  • Orange, orange juice prices may spike due to low supply

    1/2/14 10:49 AM

    The price for oranges and orange juice could rise sharply in the near future because of a large drop in inventory, coupled with an infestation in Asian insects and other crop diseases.

  • Dulles Toll Road price increases

    1/1/14 6:05 PM

    Starting Wednesday, tolls at the main toll plaza went up by 75 cents to $2.50 for most cars. That means a one-way ride on the 28-mile highway costs - coupled with the $1 toll at the highway's exits - costs $3.50.

  • Cost of 12 Days of Christmas

    12/2/13 6:58 AM

    The cost of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" is about 7.7 percent more this year than last. That's because the price of 10 lords-a-leaping and 9 ladies dancing has spiked this holiday season.

  • Amazon beats out competitors with low prices, shipping options

    11/27/13 6:41 PM

    The online giant has attracted customers from big store chains like Wal-Mart and Best Buy with low prices and convenient shipping. Now, stores are fighting to get customers back during the busiest shopping period of the year.

  • USA Today doubles its newsstand price

    9/12/13 11:29 AM

    You'll soon be paying more for your USA Today. The newspaper is doubling its newsstand price.

  • U.S. home prices rise 12.2 percent, best in 6 years

    7/30/13 2:50 PM

    U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May compared with a year ago, the biggest annual gain since March 2006. The increase shows the housing recovery is strengthening.