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When gas prices rise quickly it can have a big negative impact on the economy. The highest gas prices tend to be in the summer months when people are traveling on holidays. Gas prices can spike due to shortages, war, refinery accidents, hurricanes and other factors. One of our favorite sources for gas prices changes is the AAA Gas Prices site. Here are the latest posts about gas prices from Shoppers Shop:

  • Gas Prices Falling Thanks to Sluggish Economy and No Hurricanes
    The weak economy and a lack of hurricanes has helped push gas prices lower. They could fall even more before the holidays. (2013-10-22)

  • Gas Prices Spike Over 15 Cents in One Week
    Gas prices have spiked over 15 cents in the past week. The AAA says $3 gas is probably a thing of the past. (2013-07-17)

  • Gas Prices Climb as Memorial Day Weekend Approaches
    Gas prices are climbing as we head into the Memorial Day weekend. Prices are highest in the midwest due to refinery work. (2013-05-22)

  • Gas Prices Soar in February
    Gas prices are over 45 cents higher than they were a month ago. (2013-02-22)

  • Gas Prices Forecast to Fall 50 Cents in Coming Weeks
    Drivers are finally going to get a break at the pump. (2012-10-21)

  • Gas Prices Climb in Late Summer
    Consumers were relieved that gas prices didn't climb at the start of summer. (2012-08-11)

  • Gas Prices Up 23% Since December
    There have been subtle signs the economy is starting to improve. (2012-02-16)

  • $5 a Gallon Gas a Possibility Later This Year
    Five dollars a gallon gas is a possibility later this year. (2012-01-03)

  • Lundberg Survey: National Average Gas Price Hits $4 a Gallon
    CBS News reports that the national average for the price of gas has hit the $4 per gallon mark. (2011-05-09)

  • Gas Prices Creep Closer to $4 a Gallon
    The nationwide average gas price continues to edge closer to $4 a gallon. (2011-05-02)

  • Gas Prices Continue to Climb, Nationwide Average Approaching $4 Mark
    Gas prices continue to climb, defying reports last week that gas prices were leveling off. (2011-04-30)

  • Gas Prices Still Climbing, But at a Slower Pace
    Gas prices are still climbing steadily higher. (2011-04-24)

  • Some Drivers Crossing Into Mexico to Get Cheaper Gas
    Gas prices in Mexico are about $1. (2011-04-17)

  • Gas Prices Have Climbed for 15 Straight Days
    Gas prices continue to rise. (2011-04-06)

  • Gas Prices Soar as Middle East Unrest Continues
    Gas prices continue to soar because unrest in the Middle East is pushing up oil prices. (2011-03-04)

  • Tips for Avoiding Rising Food, Gas and Clothing Costs in 2011
    Food, gas and home heating costs are all expecting to rise in 2011. (2011-01-12)

  • Car Dealerships and Manufacturers Offer Year-End Car Deals
    Car dealerships and car manufacturers are offering big price drops and incentives to sell cars at the end of 2010 and the beginning of 2011. (2010-12-29)

  • National Average Gas Price Nearing $3 a Gallon
    Gas prices normally fall this time of year, but they are climbing this holiday season. (2010-12-06)

  • Gas Prices Start Climbing Again
    The first part of the summer driving season did not resulted in rising gas prices for commuters and travelers. (2010-06-21)

  • Gas Prices Falling During Peak Driving Season
    Gas prices are heading in the opposite direction of the way they generally trend aroud Memorial Day. (2010-05-29)