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BeaconLite
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:20:23 AM

CALGARY - Conflict on the other side of the world is expected to drive up gasoline prices here in Canada.

Roger McKnight, an analyst with En-Pro International, said Friday that he sees pump prices rising by more than two cents in the Toronto area on Saturday to around $1.42 a litre.

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Straitliner
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2014 6:08:47 AM

And no elected officials care.
1momsunshine
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2014 12:16:10 AM

bad
gcalleja
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 9:32:11 PM

Bad news!
montpelier28
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 6:30:49 PM

I guess to me it really means oil is priced globally since we have so much here now. And of course oil companies and speculators need more money.
Zing20
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 6:09:50 PM

It gives the oil companies an excuse to raise prices.
Toonces2013
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 5:48:09 PM

Speculators... hang them high!
BUSMAN1105
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 3:53:54 PM

It's just an excuse to rise the gasoline prices!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
humblepie
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 1:44:13 PM

bummer eh?
twinfanMN
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 1:37:09 PM

When doesn't Wall Street have jitters? Especially when it comes to oil.
BuckyTJones
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 12:32:35 PM


I sure wish my wages were as flexible as gas prices!!!

Excuse me Boss, gas prices went up so I need to raise my prices.

Excuse me Boss, there is some problems some where in the world so I need to raise my prices.

Excuse me Boss, the liberals want to force their beliefs on me and take away curtain rights and no longer enforce the Constitution so I need to raise my price.
Tekkersmom57
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 12:28:13 PM

Enough with Wall Street controlling our gas prices! Wish we could get them out this cycle!

velichita
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 12:08:01 PM

Any excuse is good for price hike.
7SPEEDY7
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 11:54:54 AM

greed
DixieQueene
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 11:52:45 AM

it's rising everywhere. Here in Fort Walton Beach FL overnight it went up 6cents.

$3.69 regular
$3.99 midgrade
$4.09 premium
$3.79 diesel
looneylane
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 11:51:52 AM

Speculators are the biggest price fixing lie created and have no real cost or supply analysis what a joke.
Night Owl
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 11:36:49 AM

Greedy speculators always have an excuse to raise prices, but world economies still not being able to recover doesn't matter to them and prices just keep going up. We are paying record-high gas prices in Toronto today.
sciotosix
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 11:20:49 AM

Not just in Canada.
yorkie1945
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 11:06:47 AM

just another cash grab
reidlej
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 11:00:35 AM

It's apparently driving up prices everywhere!
bills299
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:59:29 AM

This is not good!!
Pozole
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:56:32 AM

...and EVERYWHERE...hang the speculators...they wreck everything...
conniecounsol
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:52:37 AM

Wall street is filled with a bunch of snivelling baby's. Want to drop a bomb? ?How about Wall Street?.
lesabreAZ
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:40:29 AM

should have pumped the oil when we were there...instead of crying about it now. all that blood and no oil.....
dfd1983
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:39:59 AM

hmm
fedupMN
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:39:34 AM

Just one more opportunity for big oil to take advantage of the consumer.
DLCarpernet
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:38:55 AM

They've been fighting over there for years and will continue to do so. And what about all our new found gas & oil here? It's all just speculation BS!
MassGas007
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:38:03 AM

Wall Street LEAVE THE PRICES ALONE !!!!!
Hawg1408
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:30:35 AM

Rising gas prices based on Irag. Bunch of BS!! It is only the speculators that are driving up the price of oil and gas based on Irag. There is no way that Irag will affect the supply of gas and oil in NA even if it was a full scale conflict. Someone is just out to make money on this event as usual!!
infinititom
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:26:06 AM

Wall Street has predicted 10 of the last 3 recessions. They are always reported as jittery.
BeaconLite
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 10:21:00 AM

The speculators are to blame along with greed.
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