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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 11:04:20 AM

Gasoline prices have continued to rise across the United States in the last week, as evidenced by a small increase in the national average, which stood at $3.53/gal, 2 cents higher than it did a week ago.

Prices continued to move higher as gasoline supply declined and ethanol prices continued to weigh on gasoline prices. Ethanol prices stood well higher than wholesale gasoline prices, making the required blending of ethanol even more expensive. Typically blending in ethanol reduces the price of gasoline, but as we covered last week, rising ethanol prices have led to higher gas prices.

This week will likely feature another slow but steady increase in the national average. Over the weekend, gasoline prices spiked in the Great...

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 5:56:41 AM

time for corn to be better sold to China than turned into EtOH....
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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 3:24:35 AM

Quiet just wait
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 12:01:16 AM

"Quiet"? couldn't say that for here. Rise of over 30 cents in two weeks ain't what I call quiet...
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agrico
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 11:23:50 PM

$3.199 today at Costco New Orleans
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mlroadshow
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 7:52:09 PM

Watching prices go up here in the Chicago suburbs
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RogerB
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 1:30:10 AM

Very interesting . . .
             
             
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HailstormCA
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:21:42 PM

Yeah! It's quietly creeping up.
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WonderfulMI
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:31:40 AM

Gasoline hit $3.85 here in Michigan over the weekend.
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Jeffro61
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:10:36 AM

No more food for fuel.
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pitamon
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:09:21 AM

Stop making ethanol from he food chain.
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Rick52
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:03:30 AM

They are making a Ton of Money now..
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werich44
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:00:38 AM

Elections are coming up, vote out every clown that votes for Ethanol.
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05FLHRI
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:00:13 AM

Good. Better if it went down
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friday21
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:00:04 AM

Whatever
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mikejapan
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:59:51 AM

ok
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bradbeebe52
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:59:34 AM

Yeah. What else?
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djp071158
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:59:10 AM

Quiet? They why is GB sending me texts saying it is supposed to go up another 35 cents a gallon?
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jflabbe96
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:58:31 AM

No matter how you slice it, still too high.
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rupert64
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:58:28 AM

of course
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sunshine68
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:57:55 AM

Too high
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rocknvox
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:56:35 AM

high prices are happening here.
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Petrock
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:56:17 AM

Too bad our prices around here aren't "quiet." Ours went up $0.25 a gallon last week!
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wombatnow
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:56:11 AM

Still high
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madison8359
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:56:08 AM

Quiet is a relative term when you are paying close to record amounts for fuel while supplies are are record highs and the drillers are dizzy with new drilling and fracking.

Maybe some noise is in order to bring attention to the continuing high cost of fuel.
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FNB1967
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:55:59 AM

Interesting
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:55:57 AM

One station in my neighborhood spiked up 10 cents a gallon over the weekend!
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dc1552
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:55:36 AM

Prices at many of our area stations went up $0.12 OVERNIGHT?????
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skanytank
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:55:13 AM

This article has little if anything to do with today's gas prices!
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NJColt
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:53:51 AM

It's truly an Obamanation.
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OnEmpty69
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:52:46 AM

Prices are mostly stable here, with a few exceptions.
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duane7810
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:52:24 AM

Prices rising in IL--AGAIN!!!!
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jacob5066
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:51:21 AM

Prices steady here for the past 7-10 days
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LeeFree
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:50:41 AM

Steady at $3.60/gal here.
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Beau2140
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:49:34 AM

We are steady.
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LaMigra
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:49:17 AM

nothing but hiway robbery
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justbill647
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:49:16 AM

Its not bad enough that we have to use ethanol in our gas but now have to pay more for the ethanol than for the gas.
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Ken007
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:47:57 AM

National gas average would drop, if the corn was removed from the gas tank.
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cheapertvs
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:45:50 AM

Its going the wrong way!!!
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74celica
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:45:46 AM

this shortage is created by big oil to raise prices
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turbodog
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:45:28 AM

and here
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Nancy&Len
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:43:41 AM

Still quite high around here.
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RogerB
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:42:54 AM

Very interesting . . .
             
             
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luckyl
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:42:48 AM

ok
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jppezz
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:42:42 AM

When the oil companies need a reason to raise prices they always find one.
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tco0102
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:42:05 AM

Jumped 10 cents yesterday.
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peregrin
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:41:48 AM

Get the corn outta my tank!
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RocketGeek
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:40:45 AM

So that's the "permission" to raise prices.
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Glasman
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:40:13 AM

up over .25 cents in the past 2 weeks.

where do you get that .02 cents info ?
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RNF
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:40:06 AM

Prices have been going up.
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mike1881
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:39:55 AM

ok
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f4driver
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 5:39:39 AM

$3.89.....When the hell are folks gonna get mad enough to get rid of ethanol. It's a friggin conspiracy with farmers, who get the subsidies, and the pork barrel congressmen, and it's the most destructive additive out there!
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