gas prices Tag

Will Gas Prices Foreshadow Higher Inflation Expectations?

27 Apr, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Economy, News

Tomorrow, the University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Survey will give us more information on US consumers’ inflation expectations. The survey respondents’ inflation expectations, as other analysts have pointed out, are highly correlated with gasoline prices, which rose in March by 3.7%. This survey, along with...

Cracking and Pivoting

22 Jun, by Steven Vannelli, CFA in Economy, News

The President today asked Congress for a gasoline tax holiday to alleviate the cost of gasoline and diesel in the country. This is not the solution. With the exception of a 200,000 barrel/day refinery in Garyville, Louisiana, built by Marathon Petroleum in July 2020, there has...