We’re above $4 a gallon, if you’re keeping score

For the first time, the average all-United States price of a gallon of regular gasoline has risen above $4 a gallon. For several months, I have been tracking the oil futures and spot markets. (My workmates can corroborate.)  A couple of weeks ago, I added the pump prices, and this morning the United States reached… Continue reading We’re above $4 a gallon, if you’re keeping score

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Higher oil, fewer flights

Last week, USA Today delivered a colorful map visualization — of course they did — about the changes in domestic air service spurred by the increasing price of oil. Colors points out who are getting flights (New Orleans is a winner; a rebound?) and the larger number of losers. Mouse-over the states to get details… Continue reading Higher oil, fewer flights

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