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MPG + Bio-Fuels = Consumer Savings, Energy Independence and Jobs!

The United States annually imports approximately 4.3 billion barrels of oil. This is hurting our economy by crushing our balance of payments which is contributing to the devaluation of the dollar. And oil prices are crushing consumers at the gasoline … Continue reading

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Hybrid Cars Like The Prius Experiencing Sales Boom With Higher Gasoline Prices

Boom. That is the sound of the explosion in hybrid car sales at car dealerships across America as consumers seek solutions to higher gasoline prices. Hybrid car sales are up 39%! The continued sales leader is the Toyota Prius. Any … Continue reading

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MEGA-TREND: Inflationary Expectations, Part Two “The Solution”

Inflation is now taking place across the world and in the United States. Obvious examples include what we are paying at the pump and at the grocery store cash register. Why is inflation happening? On the surface the reasons appear … Continue reading

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MEGA-TREND: Inflationary Expectations, Part One

What is inflation? The answer from the consumer’s perspective is an expectation that tomorrow’s prices for goods and services will be higher than today’s. When the expectation of inflation becomes a fact in the minds of consumers this is called … Continue reading

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Why Gasoline Prices Are Higher, Part Two

What is driving your gasoline prices higher is the economy of oil that is very similar to the win/lose game of musical chairs. Part One explained that the first “chair” was oil supply that, when removed, drives your pump price … Continue reading

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Why Gasoline Prices Are Higher-Part One

Have you ever played musical chairs? Now imagine playing the game where you can buy a seat. That is what is happening at your gasoline pump. The first “chair” of oil that is being removed is supply. Whether it is … Continue reading

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Experian Simmons Research On Gas Prices

Read this research by Experian Simmons. It is a fantastic example of pricing execution by the oil companies. It also begs a public policy question of whether the exceptional pricing ability of the oil companies is contributing toward “memory loss” … Continue reading

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