I inquired this week about the actual wholesale price, to re-calibrate my spreadsheet if necessary. For those of you playing the Gas Game at home, the real 0-cent margin price on Monday was about $2.83. This is very close to my daily calculation, if you *average* the “HU” and “RB” contracts. In another month or so, it should be clear how to use the new “RB” contract. Although we are not happy about recent price hikes, they actually could have been worse, but Speedway and friends are using smaller margins right now, rather than price gas over $3. Another positive is that wholesale prices have dropped nine cents since Monday, meaning some stations will set prices below $2.80 over the next few days, I predict. All went as predicted, with no price hike, and prices below $2.80 at several places, including along Alpine, so CORRECT!
- You snooze, you lose ... comments on Saturday's rare price hike ... https://t.co/FD1j34Kh4Y 09:35:10 AM March 18, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- Fill up tonight or tomorrow ... https://t.co/qEPCRJ1FVB 04:17:26 PM March 06, 2018 from Twitter Web Client
- Go to Lowell. Buy gas for $2.20. Win the Gas Game! Hike expected this week: https://t.co/mYZd76hrQj 09:25:27 PM February 19, 2018 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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