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Rise in gas prices accompanies increase in oil prices

AccessNorthGa.com -- Oil prices increased last week on optimism that both European and U.S. economies are improving and will result in higher fuel demand. Although the cost of oil has been on the rise since January 1, retail gas prices have remained relatively stable. So far, gas prices have not surpassed year-ago levels; however, the cost for a gallon of gas inched back up again this week.

German business confidence rose for the third month in January and pushed the euro to an 11-month high against the dollar. A stronger euro means higher oil prices. In addition, the U.S. Labor Department reported positive news that jobless claims fell to a five-year low last week.

"Oil prices are on an upswing right now and gas prices are starting to follow suit," said Jessica Brady, AAA spokeswoman, The Auto Club Group. "


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honda0105
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yikes rjh.
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Up 41 cents over the last 3 weeks around here.
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2013 3:52:27 AM

in fact, most stations are now more than 20 cents higher than they were a week ago!
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myambro: you're lucky. It went up 18 cents at one station - in one day here.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:29:00 AM

8 cent rise in 2 days here.
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Ahking
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:06:04 AM

8 cents rise from yesterday. if this continues, why bother to get even more oil.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 11:21:02 PM

K
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 11:05:05 PM

The same would happen if the price of corn goes up. Ethanol you know.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:51:35 PM

it needs to go lower
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:51:09 PM

gasoline prices have never stopped rising, who are they trying to kid.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:44:28 PM

this is total BS-i would love to know where the economy is improving, cause i still don't have a job..

the terrorist-in-chief may get his wish after all-taking our dollars, and giving us worthless euros..

[Edited by: 10k at 1/30/2013 12:45:46 AM EST]
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FrankTA2
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:40:58 PM

Gasoline prices have been on the rise of late.
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I look for a $3.50/gallon price being average by May 1,2013.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:37:48 PM

Gas prices here have jumped by over a nickel a gallon over the past two days.
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It follows the stock market
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crooks
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Nuts--Obama's rolling the dice again.
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To bad it did not work the other way.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:26:47 PM

does this really surprise anyone ..........................
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Greed, pure and simple!!!
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OK now whose fault could it be? Oh yeah I almost forgot. It's Bush's fault you know Obamass can do no wrong!!!
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Nuts...
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:24:35 PM

pure greed!!
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3.45 this morning
3.65 tonite
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ok
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Surprised I am not
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:21:59 PM

Theoretically, gasoline should follow crude oil. However, I would watch the wholesale gasoline prices first. There probably is a lag between rises in one and then rises in the other.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:21:16 PM

Gee.....go figure.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:20:49 PM

Price rising at the pump as I type.
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BIG OIL GREED will KILL THE RECOVERY!!
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:18:03 PM

Rise in gas prices accompanies increase in the greed & corrupt of our lawmakers. America wake up. Our government runs big oil.
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just bleed us some more...
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:16:05 PM

Increased worldwide demand, higher inflation, and higher production costs all will push prices for oil and gasoline higher.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:15:52 PM

Right
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sigh
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:14:54 PM

OK.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:14:40 PM

Go figure let's see anyway to raise the prices.
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no kidding
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Price goes up, the econ stalls & we fall.
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sure
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:11:14 PM

Keep raising those prices - go go go.
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:10:53 PM

What would you expect?
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It's true, what we can say more.
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Ok
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:05:42 PM

No good reason for oil prices to spike so high...
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when it's good, it's bad
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 10:00:54 PM

what else is new...new year same price bulges
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Here we go again!
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 9:56:09 PM

But consumer confidence fell to a new low in the last 12 months :(
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I wouldn't open that energy and political consulting firm just yet, @wayoung56.

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