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Economy in Brief

Gasoline Prices Rose Slightly
by Tom Moeller February 6, 2007

Unleaded gasoline prices at the pump rose slightly last week to an average $2.19 per gallon after two weeks unchanged at $2.17.

Colder temperatures have given lift to crude oil prices which recently have hovered just under $60.00 per barrel versus an average $55.76 for WTI crude during January.

The latest Short-Term Energy Outlook from the U.S. Energy Information Administration is available here.

Expected Inflation Near and Far from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis can be found here.

Weekly Energy Prices 02/05/07 01/29/07 Y/Y 2006 2005 2004
US Retail Gasoline Price, Regular $2.19 $2.17 -6.4% $2.57 $2.27 $1.85
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