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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2013 10:28:53 AM

Gasoline prices have increased across the United States for almost three weeks now, and it is beginning to look like increases may begin slowing- at least for now.

The national average has been moving higher every day since July 8, when it was $3.51/gallon. Today, the national average stands at $3.68/gallon, a rise of 17-cents per gallon since early July. The good news is that at least for now, the largest of the increases is likely behind us, and pending the outcome of crude oil prices, retail prices may begin to stabilize for a short time.

While gasoline prices are seemingly always on the move, a new trend has yet to come to light. Yes, another rally could start, but after such a steep rally, its more likely that oil...

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2013 5:38:31 AM

so, where's the price DROP that was projected back in June, PD?
angieoke
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2013 6:28:05 PM

I will believe it when I see it! And prices need to be lowered a LOT!
RapMassaG
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2013 12:14:28 PM

That will never happen in Greedway states.
Donatelo
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2013 10:31:32 AM

starting to drop in cincy.
baddog58
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2013 9:17:22 AM

"Slowing" doesn't have the same impact as "lowering".
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2013 7:22:50 AM

how about dropping prices?
heydano67
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 1:59:01 AM

a stop and reverse would be nicer
angieoke
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 2:16:43 PM

oh yeah, its going down about 1 cent a day. woohoo!
Donatelo
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 7:32:00 AM

good tax break for us all if we have lower pump prices.
Wanda127
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:24:13 AM

I'm certainly ready for the prices to go down instead of the upward spiral it has been in.
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:07:03 AM

what happened to that earlier prediction of "prices going to fall for the summer"?
rocknvox
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 10:10:32 PM

Speculators are more annoying than sand in Vaseline.
rocknvox
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 10:09:52 PM

Speculators suck out loud!
SmkyPlyr984
Veteran Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 2:14:27 PM

yea they ll go down to 3 80 a gallon .....its never going under 3 bucks again even the head honcho of the oil and gas said so,,,they blame congress congress blames them ,,they re all f****** crooks rolled in one
blupupher
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 9:35:24 AM

Hope they go down
mnrick041
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 7:17:14 AM

Our prices are going down a little.
oas
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:48:01 AM

Not holding my breath.
KCRice
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:41:01 AM

Good.
nb52
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:21:38 AM

Ditto dar 1!
fillerupyeoww
Champion Author Columbus

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:09:25 AM

Stock up before Labor Day.
dar 1
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:07:59 AM

Up like a rocket down like a feather....
pitamon
Champion Author Philadelphia

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:05:49 AM

We don't care, the price needs to drop like a lead balloon.
Jeffro61
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:05:18 AM

Get rid of speculators.
Ratso
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:04:46 AM

That proves a price increase can be manipulated doesn't it ?
Ronk50MO
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:04:14 AM

we'll see
dc1552
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:01:51 AM

Force speculators to take physical delivery of product prior to selling. FOLLOW THE MONEY!
ovillaone
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:01:40 AM

"set to slow" Yep, and gasoline is set to burn too! Don't just love them soothsayers!
madison8359
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:00:44 AM

Still going up just slowly that sounds like a way to make high prices and higher profits acceptable.

You be the judge, feel better?
WR-INC
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:00:16 AM

Ban the non-industry speculators.
FocusST2
Champion Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 6:00:04 AM

It would be nice to see prices go down.
FrankTA2
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:59:48 AM

Lets hope it has peaked.
luvmyburgi
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:59:21 AM

Ok
chuckohio
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:58:46 AM

I will believe it when I see it.
alphanyr
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:58:09 AM

When are the prices going down
SavingInNC
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:57:05 AM

Gas prices are still too high.
wingryder92
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:56:19 AM

Slow is at least better news than faster.
greenfog
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:56:03 AM

It sounds good, but I will believe it when I see it.
billy44bo
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:55:51 AM

Were is the low prices they were talking about? GREED runs the oil market.
GLM4205
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:54:37 AM

Gas prices are still too high.
Petrock
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:54:34 AM

With the price of oil through the roof and appearing to want to keep climbing, it's only a matter of time before gasoline prices follow it up.
kobes1
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:51:46 AM

Greed
Goat2008
Champion Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:51:32 AM

I only wish that gasoline was $3.68 a US gallon here.
NotmeuQc
Champion Author Montreal

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:50:39 AM

Surprise, surprise. I thought gas would be going up yesterday as it normally does on Mondays, but it actually dropped a bit.
Cebo
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:48:22 AM

Gas prices going up, what else is new?
w4kh
Champion Author Tennessee

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:45:41 AM

All the reasons offered up for why crude oil prices are going up when supply is increasing point to the speculators (banks and hedge funds) who will never take delivery of a single drop
jeff95519
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:45:20 AM

what happened to low prices this summer
HelenT
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:44:37 AM

Old, but still don't believe it.
jacob5066
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:44:26 AM

Slow wud be nice, lower even better
Lengas
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:43:11 AM

Show me
rjd1608
Champion Author Toledo

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:43:02 AM

Commented yesterday.
hawkman1950
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 5:41:45 AM

How about going down for a change???????
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