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Are Speculators to Blame for High Gasoline Prices?

dan17 Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 10:20 AM
Start at the top. Get the government off the back of the free market economy and the problems will begin to sort themselves out.

Given a two-day plunge in crude futures, gasoline prices may have hit a temporary peak.

Nonetheless, consumers feel the pinch as pump prices have risen 34 straight days. For only the fifth time in history Gas prices topped $4 a gallon in District of Columbia.

Nationwide, the price of a gallon of regular gasoline climbed to $3.78 a gallon, up 47 cents in the past month, the AAA said.

In parts of California, Gasoline Prices...