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Spike highly probable Tuesday

Looking at the numbers, the averages here in the Speedway states are low compared to the Chicago spot’s break even price. This is due in part to the biggest climb in one day for wholesale in quite some time, 13

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Coming up next, price re-set to $2.49.

We are at the point where rising wholesale prices are colliding with dropping retail prices, which means a price hike is on its way. I predict a re-set to $2.49 a gallon, except for the handful of gas stations still at that price.

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New week, prices should still fall

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

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Focus turns to the futures market “casino”, Goldman Sachs

It looks to me like powerful people are starting to pay serious attention to how much of the ups-and-downs in energy prices has been driven by a “casino-minded” attitude towards the future markets. Last week, PVM Oil Associates employee Steve

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Today’s Reading: Gouging in Michigan; Too Much Speculation

A couple of articles have come to my attention recently related to gas pricing. #1: Some Lansing gas stations pay fines for gas gouging last September. #2: Jim Hightower comments on the “Magic of the Marketplace” that led to the

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Lower prices expected, but Ada & Lowell remain high

Comment on my June 11 posting: Prices made it to $2.69 last week, and then lower this week, so my prediction was CORRECT. Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 4:30PM: The stock market/energy market correlation continues. Stocks topped out recently on June

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