From decisions in Syria to higher gas prices and the cost of being a football fan, CNN Money's Maribel Aber has your top business and financial news on this Monday, September 9, 2013.
Stocks: Investors await decision on Syria
Syria will take center stage once again this week with investors focusing on Washington's decision on taking action against the strife-torn country.
Gasoline prices are rising again
The latest Lundberg Survey of 25-hundred service stations shows that the price at the pump rose almost three cents over the past two weeks.
The average price for a gallon of regular is now $3.58.
Prices had dropped nearly 12 cents a gallon in the prior four weeks.
Trilby Lundberg tells CNN that the slight increase is due to the recent rise in oil prices.
She says if there is a strike against Syria, world oil prices will rise further, and gasoline prices will also increase.
Arkansas' average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.39.
Billionaire Steyer Highlights Exports in Anti-Keystone Ad
Billionaire investor Tom Steyer said he is backing a four-part, $1 million advertising campaign aimed at convincing viewers the Keystone XL pipeline will hurt the economy and communities and should be blocked.
The high cost of being a football fan
Football season is here, and many stadium goers are breaking out the face paint. But between paying for tickets, parking and grabbing a couple of cold ones, the cost of actually going to a game has gotten much too pricey for many fans.