The price of crude oil hit $30 per barrel recently, and Americans are beginning to feel the effects when they buy heating oil and gasoline. A panel talks about why the price of oil is going up, how long it could continue to rise, and how it will affect the U.S. economy.

Guests

  • John Howat National Consumer Law Center
  • Philip K. Verleger nonresident senior fellow at the Institute for International Economics
  • Adam Sieminski chief energy economist, Deutsche Bank

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Maya Angelou: “Mom & Me & Mom” (Rebroadcast) – And Diane Signs Off

Friday, Dec 30 2016Maya Angelou came onto this program several times over the years. But in her last conversation with Diane, in 2013, she talked about writing about her fraught relationship with her mother for the first time. Her last words to Diane: “I love you, Diane Rehm. And I look forward to seeing you and talking to you again and again.” A year later, she died at the age of 86. In one of Diane's most treasured interviews, the women reflect on forgiveness, healing and reconciliation.