Afraid of Getting Gouged by Gas Prices? Blame Wall Street, Critics Say

Afraid of getting gouged by higher gas prices this summer? Blame Wall Street, some critics say. Many Americans are still scarred by last year's summer gas-price spike to $4 a gallon. This summer gas prices are down around $2.50 a gallon, but for the first time since mid-June, prices have gone up week-over-week. The laws of supply and demand, though, indicate that prices should be heading down, not up: supply has increased, demand has decreased. With American consumers struggling to survive...Full Story
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