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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2009 12:14:29 PM

I don't think this will be a difficult prediction to make, seeing how oil has risen to $78 and wholesale gasoline to $2.

The weekend will feature higher prices seemingly everywhere, if prices haven't risen in your area already. As I said in the previous post, much of the reason for the increase in prices is speculation that the cold weather will result in reduced inventories. The DOE report that was release today did indeed show a draw from stockpiles of just over a million barrels of crude, but more noteworthy to me is that overall oil demand is back over 19 million barrels per day, suggesting that prices will rise further as our appetite for fuels picks back up.

Unfortunately, $80 oil will be an all too easy target to...

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priver
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2013 7:40:00 PM

i read the title and thought you were going to say snow!
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agrico
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 8:55:04 PM

you mean a glimpse of the past?
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angieoke
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 11:59:23 AM

of course gas prices will go up. they always do.
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JCClark2012
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 9:31:52 AM

I hope not.
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priver
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 6:08:38 PM

sure...
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Retired-Coastie
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2013 9:17:56 AM

"seeing how oil has risen to $78 and wholesale gasoline to $2."

Now those were the days!
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Blue48
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:42:32 PM

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
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Bonanza
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 8:19:22 PM

Cold weather?!? What happened to all the hype about global warming?
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Fitwit
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 3:57:25 PM

Praise the Lord. I was still able to get gas at last weeks prices this week. Makes me kind of feel like Gary Hobson on First Edition. Ha ha ha.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:35:26 PM

I have come believe that Obama is Orwellian in that whatever he says, he means the opposite. If you look at him from that perspective his words make sense.
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fire@53
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:23:39 PM

We will be taken advantage of by the speculators, pension funds and hedge funds while Obama pushes his socialist agenda. He will continue to break his campaign promises on not taxing the middle class or signing legislation containing earmarks.
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arinkrat17
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:21:32 PM

the oil tycoons want per/barrel prices at $75 and when it gets below that they cry and when it goes above they say nothing . they complain when it was at $35/barrel and when it was in the mid $150 plus /barrel they didn't feel bad for us.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:21:10 PM

Who cares about the weekend, what the new year and Obama will bring are higher and higher and higher taxes. The deomcraps will tax the air we breath once they can figure how to do it.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:16:50 PM

Is this the "HOPE & CHANGE" you Obama fans were expecting. If so, you haven't seen anything yet - wait till you see the tax increases. They will have you forgetting about the oil prices.
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oldiesman
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:16:08 PM

Yhis is only the beginning, people better wake up, this is no joke.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:14:59 PM

HANG ON......IT "WILL" GET WORSE.....BELIEVE IT ....
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arvo87
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:14:34 PM

I don't even want to think about this yet
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:12:27 PM

Obamas not thru yet with his "changes"
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nurdco
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:11:07 PM

ALREADY started back on Sunday...

WAIT TILL MONDAY...

AFTER your Hangovers...
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:07:15 PM

We'll get ripped this year worse than last, Obamanomics in action.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:01:59 PM

Remember, this is the starting point for this year.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 12:01:58 PM

No worries, just go out in the yard and pick some money off that tree.
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mmene
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:59:05 AM

Patch44 - I think you mean 80 bucks a barrel. Thank god it is not yet 80 bucks a gallon...
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:58:33 AM

We'll see...
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:56:04 AM

interesting
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:55:56 AM

Gas prices are rising $.03 to $.04 per gallon every day. Not a good sign.
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TRAIN RIDER
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:55:45 AM

SO MUCH FOR GLOBAL WARMING AS WINTER TEMPETURES HAVE DROPPED LOWER EVERYWHERE.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:55:20 AM

I can't wait to get the weekend over with! I hate holiday weekends! People need to be at work, and not crowding my roads and stores!
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SavannahSteph
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:53:37 AM

prices went up 10 cents plus just this week !
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americanmade1
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:51:47 AM

Can't wait for tomorrow........
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impala2008
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:50:44 AM

Price went up yesterday and again today
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jwduke1
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:50:08 AM

Gas, like it or not is on its way back up!
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I10Express
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:49:32 AM

The speculators are manipulators of commodities. Outlaw commodity trading now.
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2granny
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:49:05 AM

Yesterday's news.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:48:58 AM

More alternative fuel needed.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:48:14 AM

Get ready for a big price hike.
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americanmade1
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:47:29 AM

Must be all this GLOBAL WARMING causing the price to go up.........Oooooops I'm freezing .......
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:47:13 AM

welcome to the world of "change" skybiker...should have picked up on that before 11/4/08 and could have save dus a lot of grief (not to mention bucks, our health care system, etc, etc.)
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skybiker
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:44:57 AM

Yes But somehow the wizards in the government said there was no inflation this year so Social Security won't get a COLA. Sure...Liars figure....
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:38:52 AM

The weatherman predicted a mild winter and the speculators didn't like what they heard. Then they bribed the weatherman to predict cold weather and off they go, bidding the prices up!
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Dipstick1
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:38:17 AM

The weekend will bring higher prices.
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Eichhornchen
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:36:44 AM

gas went up almost 20 cents since before Christmas.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:36:38 AM

They will not be happy until gas hits $3.50/Gal.
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Ken2OD
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:36:03 AM

Prices here hit $2.69 for Christmas and have stayed the same ever since. Sam's Club was at $2.48 last week but jumped up to $2.53 2 days ago.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:35:43 AM

This next year won't be good
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Patch44
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:35:25 AM

I knew it! Oil hit 80 bucks a gallon yesterday.
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hauler43
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:33:02 AM

By this time next yr. will be glad were paying these prices.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:32:09 AM

Greed is good!!!
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Cheepo
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:31:39 AM

So much for "Global Warming"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2010 11:30:32 AM

Speculators happy

Greed Rules
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