Originally published on Fri March 15, 2013 8:05 am
Consumer prices jumped 0.7 percent in February from January, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. The increase was fueled by a 9.1 percent surge in gasoline prices. Gas prices alone accounted for about two-thirds of the overall rise, MarketWatch says.
Originally published on Tue February 19, 2013 4:42 pm
If you've been behind the wheel recently, you already know gasoline prices are up.
The national average price for regular gas rose to nearly $3.75 a gallon Tuesday, according to AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
"Retail prices have gone up for each of the last 33 or so days — dating back to about Jan. 17," says Denton Cinquegrana, executive editor at the Oil Price Information Service.
Gas prices in Colorado currently average $3.30 a gallon. That’s about a quarter less than the national rate of $3.55 a gallon according to the gasoline pricing website GasBuddy.com.