9:00AM: The dramatic slide in wholesale gasoline prices that started at the end of August is continuing this week. Wholesale prices are a dime a gallon lower than a week ago, meaning the 0-cent margin price is $1.88 this morning (factoring in a -4 cents fudge factor that emerges every year at this time). Since prices in town range from $1.99 to $2.16, I predict further retail price drops this week and no price hike. We got through Thursday with no price hike, and I thought we were safe, but on Friday, prices rose to $2.19, so the prediction was WRONG.
- Blame it on ethanol. I'll fill up Thursday morning for $2.19, and then expect prices to rise to $2.39. -EA 07:41:53 PM February 08, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
- Gas prices headed higher this week ... https://t.co/UYMlQjto9c 12:36:48 PM January 30, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
- No hike in site in Michigan ... https://t.co/OmAYGqvAg7 11:23:57 AM January 17, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
Why We Are Here
Ed A.: ab...@gvsu.edu
Craig P.: cr...@paull.net
Tim S.: ts...@gmail.com
Bill E.: pa...@yahoo.com
The name of the site is based off an essay Ed wrote for the Grand Rapids Press titled "The Gas Game". The current website was established later by Patrick DeHaan after he and Ed predicted gas price hikes on GasBuddy's website GrandRapidsGasPrices.com, as well as Ed’s personal web page.
Note: To be precise, add 9/10 of a cent to all prices described on this web page.
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