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Oil prices rose to $73 a barrel in Asia on Monday on expectations that OPEC will cut production quotas at an extraordinary meeting later this week.
"When people put $10 less gas in their car or $20 less gas in their car in a week, that’s disposable income that they had they can now go to a sit-down restaurant or go to a movie or come and shop at Wal-Mart [WMT 52.95 -0.72 (-1.34%) ]. The price of gas has had an extraordinary impact on our economy as well as the world. I think it really will play a determining part in how long this economic pressure lasts."
CAMDEN, N.J. - Despite the sour economy and prior thoughts of leaving the city of Camden — one of the nation's poorest — the Campbell Soup Co. is breaking ground on a new building.
The $90 million expansion includes a new employee services building with a cafe, gym and other amenities.
The company also has plans for a 100-acre office park in the city's Gateway District.