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Gas Prices Start Moving Higher Again

Consumer Affairs -- After weeks of steady declines, the retail price of gasoline began moving higher this week. Whether this is a temporary or long-term trend remains to be seen.

The national average price of self-serve regular today is $3.358 per gallon, up from $3.353 last Friday, according to AAA's Fuel Gauge Survey. Gas prices are still 21 cents a gallon lower than they were a month ago.


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Submitted Jul 06, 2012 By: Cakes77
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 1:38:13 AM

No
heydano67
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 1:21:16 AM

Hopefully just holiday profiteering
DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:20:27 AM

Not for long. Oil prices down $3 on Friday after being up $6 the previous Friday
52MPG
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2012 12:16:36 AM

It was only a matter of time.
leeac
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 5:21:28 PM

Short-term they will go back down. Long term Up, Up. Obama pushing for higher MPG standards is a good thing now and for future generations.
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 4:40:22 PM

stay home or drive slower
apocalypse
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 10:46:04 AM

We must remember, the days of cheap gas are gone. Don't forget your gas saving tips, EVER!!!
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 6:08:57 AM

Just stay home.
kgbellman
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 1:45:49 AM

about 25 cents so far in time for vacation travel
AKmailman
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2012 12:52:07 AM

Ah yes, the low gas prices were too good to last
carman11
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:35:49 PM

Thank goodness for AAA's fuel gauge. I can rest good tonight.
mpg611
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:32:59 PM

Yeah no kidding. Had a feeling this was going to happen in July thanks to the religious feud with Iran.
METEOR49
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:31:35 PM

let me see now ,the price of crude is down , wholesale gas price is down inventories are up. why is the price at the pump going up ? we are being scammed.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:31:06 PM

Bummer.
DrLyon
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:30:57 PM

Going back down in Michigan, thank you...
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:28:27 PM

Up more than that.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:28:02 PM

Thankfully it hasn' hit California yet...hope it doesn't.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:27:46 PM

dah
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:25:35 PM

It needs to be under $2 to be normal. PLEASE people, Obama is NOT the answer. Vote him out so we can begin to repair our economy.
gavinON
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:24:12 PM

hmmm
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:23:56 PM

I'm surprised they waited until the 5th to increase.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:22:27 PM

SURPRISE AGAIN?
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:22:13 PM

Regulate Oil Speculation for lower gas prices! Congress does this, not the President!
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:20:32 PM

They wanted us to get use to around $3.00 gas before they rise to $4.00.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:20:29 PM

yep
MacDad614
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:19:38 PM

Most of the metro Atlanta stations that increased prices went up about 12 to 15 cents a couple of days ago. Then some went up again another 6 cents yesterday.

Did anyone expect different?

Gas prices are still higher than they were this past December, and they were higher a couple of days ago before the big oil companies started their Iran missiles rumors - again.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:18:22 PM

3.54 here in N.E. MI.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:17:50 PM

Up 40 cents here.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:17:46 PM

3.39 here
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:16:49 PM

Like we didn't know that!!!!!!.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:16:43 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:16:42 PM

ok
wilky61
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:16:13 PM

Went up 30 cents since Tuesday here in Atlanta.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:16:05 PM

Ok
rollercoaster
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:15:56 PM

i filled up before price went up!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:15:23 PM

time to top off! Early morning activity scheduled.
andy1024
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:14:48 PM

There are the headlines of rising gas prices and falling gas prices on the same news page :(
BeanoLI
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:14:45 PM

Man, that didn't take long
unipanini
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:13:54 PM

Yup, moved up $0.05 here for premium.
rahcat
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:13:37 PM

Time once again to bend over and grab your ankles.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:13:26 PM

Really
miser709
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:13:10 PM

Surprise
Rans35PG
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:11:59 PM

happens
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:10:50 PM

IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR.
Quick68
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:10:11 PM

For the pass week.
jimgraham
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:09:33 PM

The price drops were a teaser. No we go back to paying the "new" lower regular price.
tedjm1
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:09:23 PM

You had to expect that. More people started to drive, and make vacation plans.

[Edited by: tedjm1 at 7/7/2012 12:09:56 AM EST]
12766
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:08:55 PM

OK
heartbroken2010
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:08:05 PM

yup, just went up 2 cents per litre here as of midnight.
PrinceLH
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:07:05 PM

F*ck the speculators, they deserve it!
farn1958
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2012 11:06:44 PM

What you were expecting gas to get to a "reasonable' price?
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