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Longest Stretch for $3 Plus Gas

The national average price of gasoline will surpass $3.00 a gallon Tuesday for the 1,000th consecutive day — the longest stretch above $3.00 on record, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). “Paying less than $3.00 per gallon for gasoline … Continue reading

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Retailers Preparing for Triple Whammy

From the Wall Street Journal: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday joined a parade of retailers, restaurants and consumer-goods companies worried about the economic impact of the recently restored federal payroll tax that has left Americans with less money to spend. … Continue reading

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High Gas Prices Add to Economic Slump

Unemployment is at 8.3 percent. The economy is sputtering at 1.5 percent growth. Food prices are rising due to drought conditions across the country. And gas prices are up again, pinching Americans’ summer budgets. It is past time for the … Continue reading

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