Average National Gas Prices Drop By 0.9 Cents

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Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:11 | 1258764 Drag Racer
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whew, were saved

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:19 | 1258793 FLETCH
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up here in the NE, there's a program to save 10-20cents on gas at shell by buying groceries at Stop and Shop

drove by yesterday.... cars lined up 10 deep

but food and energy prices don't matter to the Bernank

what a clusterf&*k

 

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:20 | 1258815 jimcg
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Idiot serfs.....they pay twice more at that midnight ripoff than if they bought gas in midtown Manhattan.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 11:42 | 1259334 camaro68ss
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YES! I can now take that road trip across country i was planning on doing this summer!

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:28 | 1258844 unwashedmass
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the peasants are between a rock and a hard place here....

Bernanke wants to devalue the dollar, so gas is going up....and when he is forced to take his foot off the pedal for a few days....

you got the oil companies reluctant to lower prices, cause man, they got a good thing goin!!! four days of nice sweet profits before Bennie cranks his presses......

no one gives a shit the peasants are dying.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:58 | 1258937 Tinfoil Hat
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Nonsense! it's good for business!

 

http://deadpeasantinsurance.com/

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:59 | 1258940 i-dog
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"no one gives a shit the peasants are dying"

That's actually their plan.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 10:44 | 1259098 baby_BLYTHE
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It's called Benocide.

He doesn't give a sh*t about J6P.

Inflation is still too low for his liking which means more death and suffering worldwide. Perhaps even the collapse of another democratic government.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:53 | 1258922 Clay Hill
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The SE version is a little better. I regularly save .40 to .50 per gal. my personal max. was .65 x 20 gals.

http://winndixie.com/Fuelperks/Terms_Conditions.asp

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 10:10 | 1258976 MachoMan
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Numerous credit cards offer 5% cash back on gas purchases + getting at sams or kroger or some of the likes are often discounted $.10+ from standard prices around here anyway (and we're about $3.70 atm on avg.)

But, the neat part, if you drive out of your way to get the discount, you negate the discount unless you get an ungodly mpg around town...  (many people seem to lose this concept).

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 11:34 | 1259309 Clay Hill
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Macho, I did forget to qualify that I only get that once a month.

I ditched the plastic last year, and have had a club membership for 8 years. Most of my savings on food come from the big monthly buy. Having an extra freezer, vacuum sealer, and canning what comes from my postage stamp sized garden doesn't hurt either.

Saving $20 per month on gas is just icing on the cake.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 16:45 | 1260500 MachoMan
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Yep.  All necessary actions to ride out the stagflationary environment.  (and probably all things people should do anyway).

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:31 | 1258847 Vergeltung
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lol

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:14 | 1258765 Temporalist
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BTFD Bitchez!

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:19 | 1258786 detersbb
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+1

Excellent comment.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:17 | 1258798 TheTmfreak
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The price can only go up from these all time lows.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 17:49 | 1260696 Mentaliusanything
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Forced to buy the dip.

Walking (Fat)Bitches

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:17 | 1258771 TheTmfreak
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I wonder what I'm going to do with all that money I'm now "saving"...

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:21 | 1258802 Sudden Debt
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I depends, but on average you should be able to buy a bag of dorito's with the gains of 2 fill up's.

 

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:23 | 1258814 TheTmfreak
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If I am to believe I can save about 2 dollars for a fill up that means I can buy about 1/20th an ounce of silver. At least that 2 dollars would be well "spent" (saved).

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:28 | 1258834 Sudden Debt
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AND IF YOU SAFE THOSE 2$ AND DO SO FOR THE NEXT 24999 OTHER FILL UP'S YOU COULD BUY A ELECTRIC CAR WITH YOUR SAVINGS!!!!

 

 

so if you filled her up every day of the year.... IT WOULD ONLY TAKE YOU LIKE 68 YEARS TO BUY ONE!

that's inflation NON adjusted of course...

 

 

 

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:28 | 1258845 TheTmfreak
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I'd rather take 1/20th pieces of silver than some coal guzzling overly complicated piece of shit.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:31 | 1258857 Sudden Debt
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Most new electric cars have about 1 pound of Silver in their Silver-Zinc batteries you know.

 

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:50 | 1258909 TheTmfreak
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Oh riiiiight. I guess I could always use that money to buy SLV........

Oh I kid, I kid.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 15:12 | 1260081 surfer433
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I, errr... You have a dream

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:36 | 1258871 Temporalist
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Yea the smallest bag of Doritos that barely gets enough magic flavor dust on your fingertips to be satisfying.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:16 | 1258772 RobotTrader
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Here come more margin hikes.  Another blizzard of paper to push down inflation.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:15 | 1258780 Sudden Debt
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in the good old days (Pré 2007) it only took bullets and a all out war to supress the oil price...

 

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:19 | 1258810 Dr. No
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In defence of Prez Obama, he is trying his best.  I mean invading Libya, Pakistan, and now trying to get a cold war with China.  Who would have thought is was so hard?

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:24 | 1258832 depression
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4 More Years Bitchezz !!!

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:32 | 1258852 Sudden Debt
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AND THAN HE CAN BE SUCCEEDED BY ANOTHER OBAMA FAMILY MEMBER!! (who will also have a Hawaii birth certificate of course...)

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:34 | 1258858 iinthesky
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Change we deceive in!

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:50 | 1258912 magpie
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Hawaii's rich history of Monarchy hm...

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:17 | 1258795 Drag Racer
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doubt it, more like the increase in the dollar due to the euro sell from spooked investors

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:14 | 1258773 bob_dabolina
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Phew, 

Saved a whopping $2 filling up.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:17 | 1258794 Sudden Debt
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Reasons enough why Obama should create some sort of extra car tax. ROOM TO MANEUVRE!

DY YOU EVIL SPECULATORS!

 

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:53 | 1258933 pods
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How big of a tank do you have?

:)

pods

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:14 | 1258774 Sudden Debt
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WEALTH EFFECT FOR EVERYBODY!!!

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:15 | 1258781 detersbb
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Oil down $10.00 per barrel.

Gas down less than $0.01.

We have a free market for surety.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:23 | 1258817 Sudden Debt
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You've got to understand the oil business.

They've got the paperwork, the congres bribes and many many many other overhead costs to cover.

That 0.01$ IS COMMING STRAIGHT FROM THEIR POCKETS!! YOU SHOULD BE GREATFULL!!

 

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:24 | 1258828 TheTmfreak
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Now if only we could tax them more that would bring down the prices of gasoline further... Right?

 

Right.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:35 | 1258867 Sudden Debt
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YES! LET'S THE CONSUMER PAY FOR.... polution? YES GLOBAL WARMING!!!

SAVE THE PINGUINS!!

50% OIL TAX TO SAVE THE PINGUINS!!

LET THE POLUTERS PAY UP!

and than they can show live footage of their efforts trying to save them as proof... I will most certainly cost about 2 trillion just to study them and another 5 trillion to try to save them.

 

 

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:47 | 1258911 unununium
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Kudos to you SD, for managing to yell constantly and not be annoying, but insightful and hilarious.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 10:06 | 1258956 j0nx
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Speak for yourself.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 10:24 | 1259029 iinthesky
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Hey leave them Pinguins alone! Those poor bastards can't swim in all that climate change.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:18 | 1258783 NOTW777
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i think these numbers are bs.  i see the same prices or higher

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:22 | 1258823 Sudden Debt
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problem is that the new computer software from the gas stations can't handle price decreases!

IT'S LIKE A Y2K BUG BUT IN 2011!!

 

But they've got their smartest people working on that computer bug. As we speak they are on the phone with India!

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:19 | 1258789 jtmo3
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For now. Wholesale gas has almost regained all it dropped last week. Right now it's sitting at 3.34. Good luck with the price dropping much if at all.

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:17 | 1258797 Misean
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The chaos in the food and energy complex should go well...

Tue, 05/10/2011 - 09:21 | 1258801 duo
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Almost 30 cents worth of backwardation in the Sept contract for RBOB.  Front month is up 6 cents today.

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