Beyond the Numbers

PRICES & SPENDING   •  May 2015  •  Volume 4 / Number 8

Gasoline prices: cyclical trends and market developments

Gasoline prices: cyclical trends and market developments

Gasoline prices experience volatility often credited to fluctuations in the crude oil market, but gasoline is subject to its own supply and demand pressures. Cyclical trends contribute to gasoline price movements over a typical year, and recent market developments have affected prices. This Beyond the Numbers article examines the many factors that contributed to shifting producer gasoline prices from 2005 through 2014.

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