Category Archives: gas prices

Gasoline Prices, revisited

I visit this chart from the folks at chartoftheday once in a while. It timely to do so with the spring/summer driving season once again upon us. As you probably know, our country mandates different blends of gasoline in different … Continue reading

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You’re not crazy if you think the market has hurt you

I want to count myself, I hope, among those least likely to trouble you.  I want to be an encourager of you all, especially when things seems troubling. After all, the world is filled with nasty things every day.  We … Continue reading

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Three Interesting Charts

Charts can be so entertaining and informative. Here are three that I think you will find very interesting. December Stock Performance First, given how wretchedly December has been, so far, for equity investors – historically, it’s the best month of … Continue reading

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Gasoline prices are a nice gift

With investment markets healing after their summer dive, there is not a lot for me to report on the retirement investment front. Continue to invest.  Fight fear.  Don’t let the cable news pessimists mislead you.  You do not need to … Continue reading

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Gasoline Prices

Consumers see gasoline prices as important psychological and economic indicators. We see them everywhere and maybe because we do, they give us a faulty window into our budgets and sense of well-being. They are higher right now than I think … Continue reading

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