Commodities: Up and down


The price for cheese was down, wheat increased, gasoline decreased, and natural gas prices and pizza stocks were mixed. Details are below.


Commodities: A week of decreases

The price for cheese, wheat and gasoline decreased, natural gas prices were mixed, and pizza stocks were down.

Commodities: A week of fluctuation

The price for cheese increased, wheat decreased, gasoline increased, natural gas continued to decrease, and pizza stocks fluctuated. Details are below.

Commodities: Cheese down, wheat up, gas down, pizza stocks in flux

The price for cheese dropped, wheat cost increased, gas and natural gas continued to decrease, and pizza stocks fluctuated.

Commodities: Cheese, natural gas down

The prices for cheese and natural gas decreased, wheat and gasoline increased, and pizza stocks fluctuated.

Commodities: Pizza stocks fluctuate

The prices for cheese and wheat increased, gasoline remained unchanged, and pizza stocks fluctuated.

Commodities: Cheese down, wheat up and gasoline unchanged

The price for cheese dropped during the week, wheat increased and gasoline remained unchanged.

Commodities: Wheat up, gasoline continues to drop

The price of wheat increased 23 cents last week, while prices at the pump continued to drop.

Commodities: Price of gasoline continues to drop

The price for gasoline continues to drop, while cheese prices remain flat. Here’s a look at the rest of the market.

Gas, cheese, wheat prices all fall to close out the year

Gas prices have fallen 50 cents in the past month and are more than $1 lower than they were this time last year.

Christmas arrives at the gas pump

Fuel experiences its longest streak of declining prices on record, according to AAA.

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Pie Five Pizza adds Baltimore to portfolio

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