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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2013 9:49:02 AM

Motorists were faced last week with something they haven't seen in several weeks: rising gasoline prices. According to GasBuddy.com, the national average made slight gains, rising a penny and a half versus where they stood the prior week. The U.S. national average stood at $3.21/gal, while in Canada prices averaged 121.4c/L, also a rise over the last week.

The tough part of the recent surprise rise is whether the trend will last to the upside or if this is just a temporary blip on the path to lower gasoline prices.

GasBuddy had been expecting the national average to bottom out between Thanksgiving and Christmas, as it has for the last several years. If prices have already bottomed out, it would go along with the fact that...

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baldyIL
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 10:29:11 AM

ok
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txrojo2005
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2013 7:06:12 PM

Up 20 cents in central Texas
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loboso
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2013 3:47:25 PM

They are hard pressed on keep the prices high to maximize their profits
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JOHNJOEYJOE
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2013 1:31:53 PM

Kind of makes the consumer wonder what next summers "summer blends" will bring to the pricing market.
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2013 9:06:43 AM

Hopefully this is just that blip on the way down.
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DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 10:19:30 PM

The winter climb begins
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Grizdad
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 7:48:41 AM

Oh, no.
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NilesBishop
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 7:29:42 AM

Gas prices bounced up 10 cents a gallon here almost overnight.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:42:53 AM

it is getting closer to the holiday driving season
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fedupp
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:39:00 AM

In the last full ten years since the invasion of Iraq oil prices have not gone down significantly with the exception of the few months during the peak of the market crash-before that in the summer of 2008 oil was higher than it is now,it reached its all time high in history in july 2008 at $145.00 per barrel.Just like most other commodities,during the peak of the crash oil was cut in half-and just like most other commodities oil prices came right back up with the market recovery(so the price of oil never really went down-the market did) WTI today is $93.03 brent is $108.47 thats $70.00 more per barrel than we paid before the middle east invasions----it is very interesting to me that $70.00 is the support cost per barrel for frack oil,China and Russia ended up controling most of Iraq's oil,the men who have more to blame for this than anyone else are both career oil men and made out almost as good as the Saudi's who get to sell the same $10.00 barrels of oil they sold before the wars for $100.00+ on the world market--who was in the planes on 911?...........Saudi's-----dont know what is going to happen? I would say the same thing that has happened the last ten years,you and I are going to pay 75% more for oil because that is how much more frack and shale oil cost to develop.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:15:34 AM

pot calling the kettle black

already saw this happened over the past weekend; useless article!
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:09:16 AM

It will only bottom when it competes with Christmas shopping.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:06:17 AM

More of the same from the greedy oil companies. They will make any excuse to raise prices despite thier costs (oil) falling.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:05:52 AM

Just as soon as you think you know what to expect ... Guess what? YOU ARE WRONG!!
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:04:36 AM

Keep the prices dropping...
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:03:55 AM

surprised?
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:03:38 AM

Last weeks news
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:02:32 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:01:48 AM

Making the next excuse to raise gas prices later.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:01:33 AM

Up is always quicker then down.
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nstrdnvstr
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:00:43 AM

Stock up now! I'm thinking about going to the fuel bank and prepay for some more gasoline.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:00:20 AM

like a river.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:59:30 AM

Spiking here.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:59:10 AM

More of yesterday's news.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:58:48 AM

Better stock up. It WILL go up before Thanksgiving.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:56:56 AM

Applying the lube, preparing everyone for the holiday "bending over"....
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:56:25 AM

Nothing new
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:53:41 AM

In NJ we have had a rise of 12 cents in gasoline while oil continies to go slowly down.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:53:37 AM

Everything else drops for Black Friday except gasoline.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:52:10 AM

Of course, Thanksgiving approacheth.
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jppezz
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:51:08 AM

No reason for prices to go up.


[Edited by: jppezz at 11/19/2013 5:52:00 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:46:37 AM

SOP, follow the bouncing ball
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:45:47 AM

We are slowly sliding down to $3.21 today.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:43:00 AM

went up 6 cents here
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:42:57 AM

Yep
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:42:36 AM

here we go its the holidays.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:41:58 AM

Went up here.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:41:44 AM

GREED
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:41:42 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:41:25 AM

of course
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:41:20 AM

and up the roller coaster we go!
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:41:00 AM

Expected
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:39:34 AM

Tis the Christmas season, greed kicks in.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:35:25 AM

Is $3.00 a gallon possible?
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:35:02 AM

Got as low is $3.15 in my circle of travel but that was it.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:34:10 AM

What will be, will be.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:33:04 AM

Bah humbug!
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:33:03 AM

Still stable prices here
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:31:30 AM

Prices rise started 3 wks ago
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:31:06 AM

Hopefully not a trend.
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:29:30 AM

...we knew there was a dark side...
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