Wtf happened to gas prices !?!?!

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Posted: 10/6/2012 1:51:20 PM
Up 46 cents in about 3 days!
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wallstreetcappers PM wallstreetcappers
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Posted: 10/6/2012 2:31:23 PM
Manipulation by the refiners..

Capitalism at its best. Crude oil dropping like crazy, gotta ramp prices with some phony excuse from the local refiners.
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Posted: 10/6/2012 2:39:17 PM
american economics hard at work for its citizens...
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Posted: 10/6/2012 2:41:55 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by wallstreetcappers:

Manipulation by the refiners..

Capitalism at its best. Crude oil dropping like crazy, gotta ramp prices with some phony excuse from the local refiners.

Disgusts me to no end.

Killer_B PM Killer_B
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Posted: 10/6/2012 2:42:11 PM
Any excuse will do. 

If they clean the floors at a refinery, production slows, the price goes up. Fuckin' joke.

Of course the government is doing a splendid job of ruining the value of the dollar.


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Posted: 10/6/2012 2:56:56 PM
Less than a week ago, I was working in Las Vegas and I paid $3.67 a gallon while I was out there. 

And now, back here in California, it's $4.59 a gallon at the ARCO station near my home.

Amazing.
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Posted: 10/6/2012 3:32:04 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by wallstreetcappers:

Manipulation by the refiners..

Capitalism at its best. Crude oil dropping like crazy, gotta ramp prices with some phony excuse from the local refiners.



Control the supply and then you can control the prices.
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Posted: 10/6/2012 3:42:27 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Ed-Collins:

Less than a week ago, I was working in Las Vegas and I paid $3.67 a gallon while I was out there. 

And now, back here in California, it's $4.59 a gallon at the ARCO station near my home.

Amazing.


Yeah, just checked my app -- $4.39 at the Costco near me.  $4.71 at the closer Chevron
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Posted: 10/6/2012 4:05:44 PM
QUOTE

Originally Posted by Ed-Collins:

Less than a week ago, I was working in Las Vegas and I paid $3.67 a gallon while I was out there. 

And now, back here in California, it's $4.59 a gallon at the ARCO station near my home.

Amazing.

Here in Ca as I'm sure you know, they (stations) have to pay huge taxes to city, county, state, Joe, bill, Mary................fuckin joke.  They also bloat the price on current expensive inventory before the next delivery. Whole thing is just miserable, talk about thieves all the way from the top down. It's organized crime imo.

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Posted: 10/6/2012 6:22:56 PM

Here in San Jose, CA, it's $4.40, so I guess it could be a lot worse.

They are blaming it on the Richmond refinery fire, shortages at other refineries, California's special blend of gas, and someone sneezed.



Mad_Skillz123 PM Mad_Skillz123
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Posted: 10/6/2012 6:48:39 PM
you guys are lucky...


according to my calculations;


1 gallon = 3.785 litters

1 litter in my country ( and almost all Europe ) = 1.9$

so, 1 gallon here is almost 7.2$


you are paying 60% lower gas prices than me.


And you have a GDP that is almost 10 times the GDP of my country. Talking about a shitty life...



mr_bollox PM mr_bollox
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Posted: 10/6/2012 7:02:01 PM
same people who "manipulated" the unemployment figures 
The8ofCups PM The8ofCups
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Posted: 10/6/2012 7:35:57 PM
It's only in California.  I was just driving all over Arizona and Las Vegas the last few days.  Prices weren't changing.  My local station today is the lowest it has been in weeks.

  Cali.
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Posted: 10/6/2012 7:41:34 PM

[Quote: Originally Posted by mr_bollox] same people who "manipulated" the unemployment figures  [/Quot

 

Ryan will kick the the behind out of that bogus figure w/ clueless Biden. The number is still at 10%...at least.

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Posted: 10/6/2012 8:20:34 PM

euro countries don't produce any of their own oil, unlike america.

if anyone wants to win the election, he just has to say "there are 20 years of oil reserves in this country, and if elected i will place 2 year's worth into the oil supply of this country and break opec".

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Posted: 10/6/2012 8:23:51 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Mad_Skillz123:

you guys are lucky...


according to my calculations;


1 gallon = 3.785 litters

1 litter in my country ( and almost all Europe ) = 1.9$

so, 1 gallon here is almost 7.2$


you are paying 60% lower gas prices than me.


And you have a GDP that is almost 10 times the GDP of my country. Talking about a shitty life...




Or maybe American cars aren't as economical as, say, cars from my country, Sweden, or Germany, Japan.
Today you can buy/make big economical cars but they are more expensive so maybe the American auto industry doesn't want to make them.

Here gas prices are also the double but most of our cars also go the double on the gallon.

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Posted: 10/6/2012 9:21:51 PM
Saudi Kings need more money so they can kill more of their own people.

friggin joke. America....consumers > producers.

We are SCREWED.
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Posted: 10/6/2012 10:03:21 PM
Just paid 2.88 
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Posted: 10/7/2012 12:43:31 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by RJSmith:


Or maybe American cars aren't as economical as, say, cars from my country, Sweden, or Germany, Japan.
Today you can buy/make big economical cars but they are more expensive so maybe the American auto industry doesn't want to make them.

Here gas prices are also the double but most of our cars also go the double on the gallon.



So the average car gets 50+?? First that's BS and second you're driving a tin can of crap that gets crushed when anything hits you.
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Posted: 10/7/2012 1:12:19 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by RJSmith:


Or maybe American cars aren't as economical as, say, cars from my country, Sweden, or Germany, Japan.
Today you can buy/make big economical cars but they are more expensive so maybe the American auto industry doesn't want to make them.

Here gas prices are also the double but most of our cars also go the double on the gallon.



Anyone driving a car that gets great gas mileage like that is in turn giving up other advantages. And aren't you guys on the metric system?
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Posted: 10/7/2012 1:16:58 AM
RJ, I am curious what car you are driving that gets double the gallon(Or Liter to Gallon)

We do have cars here in the U.S. that get great gas mileage
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Posted: 10/7/2012 1:19:56 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Mad_Skillz123:

you guys are lucky...


according to my calculations;


1 gallon = 3.785 litters

1 litter in my country ( and almost all Europe ) = 1.9$

so, 1 gallon here is almost 7.2$


you are paying 60% lower gas prices than me.


And you have a GDP that is almost 10 times the GDP of my country. Talking about a shitty life...





Back when Hurricane Katrina hit, that was when gas shot up and I remember reading that a gallon of gas at that time(Liter to gallon) in the U.K. was over $7.
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Posted: 10/7/2012 1:32:24 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by esplanade:



So the average car gets 50+?? First that's BS and second you're driving a tin can of crap that gets crushed when anything hits you.



It's all relative.  If everybody is driving a tin can, the effect is only a bumper car crash.  Over here in the States, you are crazy to be driving a tin can because most vehicles will absolutely crush your economy gas miser.
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Posted: 10/7/2012 3:12:33 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by KQC:

Up 46 cents in about 3 days!

Coal and oil work.

Wind and solar don't (yet).

Tap our own resources right here in this country and gas prices drop by 50% before the first drill hits the ground.
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