Chicago spot gasoline: Chicago Spot: $1.78 UP 0.0978 Costs and taxes adjustment: 0.7772 Fair Price: 2.4082 Average Michigan selling price 2.3820 Margin over cost + profit: -0.0262 USA Average: $2.479 Michigan average ( $2.382 ) is $0.097 under USA average A spike is looming, with a negative margin in my fair price formula. It’s quite [...]
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Recently I came upon an article that stated Speedway was ranked the number one gas brand for the fifth quarter in a row. It is a part of a multi-brand survey put out by Harris Interactive as the EquiTrend Brand Survey. In the survey they ask people about different brands in different categories like favorite [...]
Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 1:00PM: With today’s DOE report showing continued growth in the supply of gasoline, due to poor demand, NYMEX prices are already dropping, so we can expect retail prices to continue to drop. No price hike this week, and we are heading for the $2.30′s. — Ed Aboufadel
Chicago spot gasoline: Michigan Fair price: ( $1.8608 +$0.6367 ) = $2.4975 Average selling price – fair price: ( $2.487 – $2.4975 )= Margin over cost + profit: -$0.0105 Wholesale is up again, almost 9 cents in the last two days. Margins have dried up to almost nothing/negative numbers. If you are needing gas, I’d [...]
It looks like speculators are getting the boot when it comes to gas and oil. As of this morning they continue to fall as more bearish fundamentals are being used to control the market. What this means for you is even lower prices in gasoline. Currently the average price of gas is beginning to catch [...]
Just as we are digging ourselves out of recession caused in part by financial geniuses who bought and sold “default swaps” and other products they couldn’t afford to support, prices spiking to $3 could cause it all to grind to halt again, like it did last summer.