Rising oil prices hit US consumers

As Middle East unrest continues to push up oil prices, Americans are feeling the pinch.

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    The unrest in the Middle East is continuing to push up oil prices.

    The cost of a barrel of Brent crude has risen 20 per cent since the beginning of the year, going from about $95 to nearly $114.

    Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles on the effect the price hikes are having on consumers.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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