Recently there was an article and news story on WCPO in Cincinnati about Speedway. In it they said a lot of things TheGasGame readers would already know, plus something I found interesting at first, and one outright falsehood. They come right out of the gate letting us know Speedway’s secret: Real estate. “We wanted to [...]
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Chicago Spot: $2.03 UP 0.0079 Fair price adjustment: 0.7914 Michigan Fair Price: 2.6792 Michigan Average selling price 2.5970 Margin over cost + profit: -0.0822 The dam has gotta break sometime. Gas usually falls at least 2 cents on non-spike days, but over the weekend it didn’t budge, or only went down a couple cents, depending [...]
The stat line goes like this: Fair price: ( $1.9374+$0.6413 ) = $2.5787 Average selling price – fair price: ($2.537-$2.5787)= Margin over cost + profit: -$0.0417 In other words, for Michigan, you are selling at more than a negative 4 cent margin by my numbers. In Indiana that is more than 6 cents, and that’s [...]
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 [...]
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 Perkins lost $10 millon in a day playing the “electronic oil casino”. This week, the [...]
If you haven’t already, do look at the previous post Ed put out about gouging in Michigan. These are good reads for those interested in the oil industry, too. Now, on to business. With a spike up in everything oil/gas/diesel, we are very ripe for a spike tomorrow. I’m putting it at about 65% possible. [...]